Monday, April 2, 2018
Oakland's Preservation Park
Preservation Park in Downtown Oakland is an interesting park. In the 1970's, the city took 11 Oakland houses and moved them next to five historic buildings (all of these houses were built between 1870 and 1911) and arranged them to suggest a late 19th century Oakland neighborhood. Thirty years ago, all of these buildings were renovated and the facades restored and it is now an office center for organizations and small businesses that further cultural, social and environmental aims:
Preservation Park is a true gem in the heart of Oakland.