The Fire Truck House, built by Charles Hodges in 1904,served as Stanford University's firehouse until the early 1970s, when the current firehouse was built on Serra Street. It was manned by a mix of students and professional firefighters. The students received room, board, and a stipend. A few later made firefighting a career, including William R. Bamattre, Chief of the Los Angeles City Fire Department from 1996 to 2007, and Nick Marinaro, Chief of Palo Alto Fire Department from 2004 to 2010.
Leland Stanford Junior University is an American private research university in Stanford, California. Stanford is known for its academic strength, wealth, proximity to Silicon Valley, and ranking as one of the world's top universities.
A fire station is a structure or other area for storing firefighting apparatus such as fire engines and related vehicles, personal protective equipment, fire hoses and other specialized equipment. Fire stations frequently contain working and living space for the firefighters and support staff.
Today, the Fire Truck House houses student campus organizations, including the Women's Community Center, which promotes the success of Stanford women by providing opportunities for scholarship, leadership, and activism, on the first floor, and the LGBT-CRC (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Community Resources Center), which organizes diversity awareness programs and offers mentoring support for queer, questioning, and allied students.
Franklin Pierce University is a small, private, non-profit, regionally accredited university in rural Rindge, New Hampshire, in the United States. It was founded as Franklin Pierce College in 1962, combining a liberal arts foundation with coursework for professional preparation.
Chemeketa Community College is a community college located in the unincorporated community of Hayesville, Oregon, near Salem, United States, with a campus in McMinnville and education centers in Dallas, Brooks, and Woodburn, and the Northwest Wine Studies Center in Eola. Chemeketa serves nearly 30,000 students each year in a district that covers 2,600 square miles (6,700 km2) in Marion, Polk, most of Yamhill, and part of Linn counties.
San Francisco University High School is a college preparatory high school located in San Francisco, California. The school was established in 1976.
The campus of the University of California, Berkeley and its surrounding community are home to a number of notable buildings by early 20th-century campus architect John Galen Howard, his peer Bernard Maybeck, and their colleague Julia Morgan. Later buildings were designed by architects such as Charles Willard Moore and Joseph Esherick.
The San Francisco Fire Department (SFFD) provides fire and emergency medical services to the City and County of San Francisco, California. The San Francisco Fire Department, along with the San Francisco Police Department and San Francisco Sheriff's Department, serves an estimated population of 1.4 million people, which includes the approximately 850,000 citizens residing in the 47.5 square miles (123 km2) of San Francisco (including Treasure Island, Yerba Buena Island, San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz Island, the San Francisco International Airport, and the Presidio of San Francisco/Golden Gate National Recreation Area.
College of Alameda is a two-year community college located in Alameda, California.
Otterbein University is a small, private, residential four-year liberal arts college in Westerville, Ohio. It offers 74 majors and 44 minors as well as eight graduate programs. Featured programs include nursing, engineering, business management, education, and music, as well as programs and pre-professional advising that prepare students for study in law and medicine.
The Stanford Clock Tower with its attached, colonnaded pergola is located at the so-called “Circle of Death” at the corner of Escondido and Lasuen Malls on the campus of Stanford University. It was built in 1983 by a donation from trustee William Kimball.
The Haas Center for Public Service, formerly the Stanford Public Service Center, is the public service center on the campus of Stanford University in Stanford, California.
Braun Music Center was opened in 1984. It serves as the link between the student residential area and the main activities center of Stanford University. As the main building for the Department of Music, Braun is the venue for the department's concerts and recitals and offers rehearsal studios and practice facilities as well as classrooms and offices.
The Black Community Services Center, originally known as the Black Student Volunteer Center, was established in 1969 in response to a series of Stanford University events resulting from the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in 1968. Since then, the primary goals of the BCSC have changed from being a hub of political activity to a center promoting the personal, intellectual, and professional growth of students in the Black community.
Memorial Hall, dedicated in 1937, commemorates those students and faculty from Stanford University who died in World War I. Designed by Arthur Brown, Jr. in conjunction with Bakewell and Weihe, construction of the building was funded primarily through student contributions.
The Taube Tennis Center is a tennis facility located on the campus of Stanford University near Palo Alto, California. In addition to hosting the Stanford Cardinal's men's and women's tennis teams, the 17-court facility was the home of the Bank of the West Classic between 1997–2017, a WTA Tour event. The stadium court, Taube Family Tennis Stadium, has a capacity of 2,445 spectators.
The International House, Berkeley is a multi-cultural residence and program center serving students at the University of California, Berkeley. According to the International House, its mission is to foster intercultural respect, understanding, lifelong friendships and leadership skills for the promotion of a more tolerant and peaceful world.
The Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University, formerly the Stanford University Museum of Art, and commonly known as the Cantor Arts Center, named after Iris and B. Gerald Cantor, is a complimentary art museum on the campus of Stanford University in Stanford, California. The museum, which opened in 1894, consists of over 130,000 square feet of space, including sculpture gardens. The Cantor Center houses one of the largest collections of Auguste Rodin sculptures outside Paris, France with 199 works by Rodin, most in bronze but also other media; many sculptures are on display in the B. Gerald Cantor Rodin Sculpture Garden.
Roble Hall is a dormitory at Stanford University. It was built in 1917 to house women students. It is the oldest dormitory at Stanford that is still in use as a dormitory. It takes its name from the Spanish word for oak tree, although its pronunciation has been anglicized from “robe-leh” to “robe-lee”.
Stanford University has always provided some on-campus housing for students and now makes on-campus student housing available to all undergraduates and many graduate students. Around 96% of undergraduates enrolled at the main campus live on campus (6,509) as do 64% of eligible graduate students (5,709) as of Autumn 2015. Student Housing at Stanford is part of Residential & Dining Enterprises.
Lane Medical Library & Knowledge Management Center is the library of the Stanford University School of Medicine at Stanford University, near Palo Alto, California. Its mission is to "enable biomedical discovery by connecting people with knowledge". It is located on campus adjacent to Stanford Hospital and Clinics. In addition to books, journals and documents for medical research and the teaching and practice of medicine, Lane Library houses a significant collection of material relating to the history of medicine. The library also provides specialized search capabilities, classes and tutorials, writing and grant support, and group and individual study spaces.
Archville is a hamlet in Mount Pleasant, New York. The hamlet consists of residences, businesses, and a fire station on Union Street, Arch Hill, and Requa Street, all abutting U.S. Route 9. Directly across Route 9 lies Rockwood Hall, part of the Rockefeller State Park Preserve. The volunteer Archville Fire Department serves the hamlet and surrounding area, from the Hudson River to Pocantico Lake and from the edge of Briarcliff Manor to the edge of Sleepy Hollow.
A geographic coordinate system is a coordinate system that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols. The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position; alternatively, a geographic position may be expressed in a combined three-dimensional Cartesian vector. A common choice of coordinates is latitude, longitude and elevation. To specify a location on a plane requires a map projection.