Posts tagged Grand Avenue
Lonely looming over the Grand Avenue side of Lake Merritt, the Bellevue-Staten Building is a gem of Oakland architecture. Yes, it’s THAT building. Built in 1929 by famed architect Herman Carl Baumann, it is a distinct and extra elegant example of the art deco style of the time, with More >
*** UPDATE: CAFE DI BARTOLO CLOSED ITS DOORS AROUND 12/24/2010 HERE IS A PIC FROM THEIR GOODBYE PARTY. COFFEE WILL BE SORELY MISSED BY oaktownman ***
Best cuppa joe in town… Oaktown that is.
Just half a More >
Most people seem to not realize that Oakland has an exquisite rose garden, just a block from Grand Avenue very close to the Piedmont border. The place is kept by some passionate rosekeepers coordinated by Friends of the Morcom Rose Garden and there’s even a redwood forest there.
Morcom Rose Garden
700 Jean More >