The Hoover Tower is located at 550 Serra
Mall. It is located directly across from Memorial Auditorium and adjacent to
the Lou Henry Hoover Building.
lobby of the Hoover Tower houses the Herbert Hoover and Lou Henry Hoover exhibits.
The Hoover Tower Observation Platform, located on the 14th floor,
was completed in 1941 to celebrate the University's 50th anniversary. The 285-foot
tower is a landmark for students, alumni and the local community.
The main entrance to the Hoover Tower is
located along Serra Mall and is not accessible. The only accessible entrance is
located on the west side of the building, across from the Traitel
Building, via a ramp. This entrance remains locked, but
is equipped with an intercom system at the entrance. Once the intercom system
is activated, a Guest Services staff member will escort patrons into this
entrance and to the elevator. An alternate route to get to this entrance is via
the ramp behind the Hoover Tower along Crothers Way. Once at the top of the
ramp, turn left and follow the step-free route behind the Hoover Tower and
through Traitel¿s exterior courtyard.
Once inside the accessible entrance,
wheelchair accessible men¿s and women¿s restrooms are located on the right side
of the hallway. Please note these restrooms are not available for public use.
Parking & Transportation:
There is a limited amount of disabled parking along
Crothers Way. Additional disabled parking is located on the Oval, on Galvez
Street or along Memorial Way. The closest Marguerite shuttle stop is located on
Serra Mall, just outside the Hoover Tower.
Points of Interest:
Visit the Herbert Hoover Memorial Exhibit
Pavilion located next to the Hoover Tower. For more information on the Hoover
Tower and Herbert Hoover Memorial Exhibit Pavilion, please visit http://visit.stanford.edu/plan/guides/hoover.html.Updated: 7/2019
For disability access information about any building not listed in the Campus Access Guide, please contact the Diversity and Access Office, (650) 725-0326, firstname.lastname@example.org. We welcome your feedback about the Mobility Guide and requests for further information.