Centennial Hall Convention Center

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Centennial Hall Convention Center
Former names Hayward Union High Gymnasium
Address 22292 Foothill Boulevard
Location Hayward, California
Owner City of Hayward
Capacity 1,500
Opened 1976
Closed 11/01/2009
Demolished 2011

The Centennial Hall Convention Center was a former gymnasium and convention center located in downtown Hayward, in the City Center complex with the former Centennial Tower. It closed as a convention center on November 1, 2009, and was demolished shortly afterward.

former location of the center (2011)


The city of Hayward opened Centennial Hall as a convention center in honor of the city's 100th birthday. Before that it was the gymnasium for Hayward Union High School. The hall contained 14,000 square feet (1,300 m2) of exhibit space and a capacity of up to 1,500 for events. It had eight additional rooms totaling 11,448 square feet (1,063.6 m2) and a 1,280-square-foot (119 m2) patio.

Coordinates: 37°40′44″N 122°05′02″W / 37.679°N 122.084°W / 37.679; -122.084