The hilltop campus of Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary has been sold to Zaytuna College, a Muslim undergraduate institution.
The sale, which involves about 10.4 acres, was announced Friday by California Lutheran University, which took over Pacific Lutheran in 2014 in what has been variously described as a merger or a friendly acquisition. Pacific Lutheran had occupied the sprawling hilltop property at the top of Marin Avenue since it was founded in 1952. It relocated to downtown Berkeley this year, at 2000 Center St., Suite 200.
Zaytuna College, founded about a decade ago, is currently located at 2401 Le Conte Ave. in the "Holy Hill" neighborhood just north of the UC Berkeley campus.