List of Designated Landmarks and Heritage Properties

The Designated Landmarks shown below includes the most prominent historic properties in the city. They may be designated for historical, cultural, educational, architectural, aesthetic, or environmental value. They are nominated by their owners, the City, or the public and are designated after public hearings by the Landmarks Board, Planning Commission, and City Council. Since the program began in 1973 about 150 individual landmarks and preservation districts have been designated, out of nearly 100,000 buildings in Oakland. These buildings, sites, and features range from City Hall to the home of blues legend Brownie McGhee, from the Old Survivor Redwood Tree to the Grand Lake Theater and Roof Sign.

Designated Landmarks

* = Also Listed on National Register of Historic Places

Landmark 1 - Western Pacific Depot (Image A)

1. Western Pacific Depot

Property Details:
Address: 3rd & Washington Streets, Oakland
Ordinance Date: Ord. 9032, July 9, 1974
Zoning Case No.: LM 74-176

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Landmark 2 - Camron-Stanford House (Image A)

2. Camron-Stanford House*

Property Details:
Address: 1426 Lakeside Drive, Oakland
Ordinance Date: Ord. 9120, January 7, 1975
Zoning Case No.: LM 74-335

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Landmark 3 - Heinolds' First Last Chance Saloon (Image A)

3. Heinolds' First & Last Chance Saloon

Property Details:

Address: 90 Jack London Square
Ordinance Date: Ord. 9120, January 7, 1975
Zoning Case No.: LM 74-335

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Landmark 4 - Tower to General John C. Fremont

4. Tower to General John C. Fremont

Property Details:

Address: Joaquin Miller Park, 3300 Joaquin Miller Rd, Oakland, CA 94602
Ordinance Date: Ord. 9120 January 7, 1975
Zoning Case No.: LM 74-335

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Landmark 5 - Joaquin Miller Park (Image A)

5. Joaquin Miller Abbey*

Property Details:

Address: Joaquin Miller Park, 3081 Joaquin Miller Rd, Oakland, CA 94602
Ordinance Date: Ord. 9120, January 7, 1975
Zoning Case No.: LM 74-335

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Landmark 6 - J Mora Moss Cottage

6. J. Mora Moss Cottage

Property Details:

Address: Mosswood Park
Ordinance Date: Ord. 9120, January 7, 1975
Zoning Case No.: LM 74-335

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Landmark 7 - Governor George C Pardee House (Image A)

7. Governor George C. Pardee House*

Property Details:

Address: 672 11th Street
Ordinance Date: Ord. 9120, January 7, 1975
Zoning Case No.: LM 74-335

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Landmark 8 - Alfred H Cohen House

8. Alfred H. Cohen House*

Property Details:

Address: 1440 29th Avenue
Ordinance Date: Ord. 9120, January 7, 1975
Zoning Case No.: LM 74-335

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Landmark 9 - Paramount Theater

9. Paramount Theater and Interior*

Property Details:

Address: 2025 Broadway
Ordinance Date: Ord. 9120, January 7, 1975 & Ord. 11559 March 9, 1993
Zoning Case No.: LM 74-335

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Landmark 10 - Antonio Maria Peralta House (Image A)

10. Antonio Maria Peralta House*

Property Details:

Address: 2465 34th Avenue
Ordinance Date: Ord. 9195 August 5, 1975
Zoning Case No.: LM 75-221

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Landmark 11 - Adobe Headquarters Site

11. Adobe Headquarters Site, Rancho San Antonio

Property Details:

Address: 2465-2501-2511 34th Avenue
Ordinance Date: Ord. 9195, August 5, 1975
Zoning Case No.: LM 75-221

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Landmark 12 - Treadwell Hall Calif College of Arts and Crafts (Image A)

12. Treadwell Hall, Calif. College of Arts and Crafts*

Property Details:

Address: 5212 Broadway
Ordinance Date: Ord. 9195, August 5, 1975
Zoning Case No.: LM 75-221

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Landmark 13 - First Unitarian Church (Image A)

13. First Unitarian Church*

Property Details:

Address: 685 14th Street
Ordinance Date: Ord. 9195, August 5, 1975
Zoning Case No.: LM 75-221

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Landmark 14 - Frederick B Ginn House

14. Frederick B. Ginn House

Property Details:

Address: 660 13th Street
Ordinance Date: Ord. 9195, August 5, 1975
Zoning Case No.: LM 75-221

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Landmark 15 - Tribune Tower

15. Tribune Tower

Property Details:

Address: 409-415 13th Street
Ordinance Date: Ord. 9306 May 4, 1976
Zoning Case No.: LM 76-10

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Landmark 16 - Herbert Hoover House

16. Herbert Hoover House

Property Details:

Address: 1079 12th Street
Ordinance Date: Ord. 9375 October 5, 1976
Zoning Case No.: LM 76-393

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Landmark 17 - Jack London House

17. Jack London House

Property Details:

Address: 1914 Foothill Blvd.
Ordinance Date: Ord. 9434 March 8, 1977
Zoning Case No.: LM 76-524

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Landmark 18 - Young Womens Christian Assoc YWCA

18. Young Women's Christian Assoc. (YWCA)*

Property Details:

Address: 1515 Webster Street
Ordinance Date: Ord. 9475 May 24, 1977
Zoning Case No.: LM 77-151

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Landmark 19 - Lakeshore Highlands Portals

19. Lakeshore Highlands Portals

Property Details:

Address: Trestle Glen Road & Longridge Road
Ordinance Date: Ord. 9538 Nov. 15, 1977
Zoning Case No.: LM 77-374

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Landmark 20 - Greek Orthodox Church of the Assumption

20. Greek Orthodox Church of the Assumption*

Property Details:

Address: 950 Castro Street
Ordinance Date: Ord. 9546 November 29, 1977
Zoning Case No.: LM 77-522

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Landmark 21 - Quinn House

21. Quinn House

Property Details:

Address: 1004-06 16th Street
Ordinance Date: Ord. 9590 March 21, 1978
Zoning Case No.: LM 77-573

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Landmark 22 - Arbor Villa Palm Trees

22. Arbor Villa Palm Trees

Property Details:

Address: West side of 9th Avenue from E. 24th to E. 28th Streets, along Bayview Avenue and Park Blvd. to 9th Avenue
Ordinance Date: Ord. 9590 March 21, 1978
Zoning Case No.: LM 77-573

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Landmark 23 - Fox Oakland Theater and Building

23. Fox Oakland Theater and Building*

Property Details:

Address: 1807-1829 Telegraph Avenue
Ordinance Date: Ord. 9592 March 28, 1978
Zoning Case No.: LM 78-36

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Landmark 24 - California Cotton Mills

24. California Cotton Mills (1917 Bldg.)*

Property Details:

Address: 1091 Calcot Place
Ordinance Date: Ord. 9729 February 20, 1979
Zoning Case No.: LM 78-653

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Landmark 25 - Maclise Drug Store Bldg

25. Maclise Drug Store Bldg.

Property Details:

Address: 1633 San Pablo Avenue
Ordinance Date: Ord. 9730 February 20, 1979
Zoning Case No.: LM 78-652

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Landmark 26 - Locke House

26. Locke House*

Property Details:

Address: 3911 Harrison Street
Ordinance Date: Ord. 9745 April 3, 1979
Zoning Case No.: LM 79-39

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Landmark 27 - Oakland Municipal Auditorium Henry J Kaiser

27. Oakland Municipal Auditorium/Henry J. Kaiser Center

Property Details:

Address: 10 Tenth Street
Ordinance Date: Ord. 9746 April 3, 1979
Zoning Case No.: LM 79-40

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Landmark 28 - Oakland City Hall

28. Oakland City Hall*

Property Details:

Address: 1 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
Ordinance Date: Ord. 9783 June 19, 1979
Zoning Case No.: LM 79-131

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Landmark 29 - St Augustines Old Trinity Church

29. St. Augustine's/Old Trinity Church*

Property Details:

Address: 29th Street & Telegraph Avenue
Ordinance Date: Ord. 9847 December 4, 1979
Zoning Case No.: LM 79-401

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Landmark 30 - Earl Warren House

30. Earl Warren House

Property Details:

Address: 88 Vernon Street
Ordinance Date: Ord. 9848 December 4, 1979
Zoning Case No.: LM 79-281

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Landmark 31 - Hotel Oakland

31. Hotel Oakland*

Property Details:

Address: 13th St., Harrison St., 14th & Alice Streets
Ordinance Date: Ord. 9854 Dec. 18, 1979
Zoning Case No.: LM 79-484

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Landmark 32 - Caldecott Tunnel

32. Caldecott Tunnel

Property Details:

Address: State Highway 24 at Contra Costa line
Ordinance Date: Ord. 9865 January 22, 1980
Zoning Case No.: LM 79-494

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Landmark 33 - North Field

33. North Field

Property Details:

Address: Metropolitan Oakland International Airport
Ordinance Date: Ord. 9872 February 5, 1980
Zoning Case No.: LM 79-310

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Landmark 34 - Montclair Fire House

34. Montclair Fire House

Property Details:

Address: 6226 Moraga Avenue
Ordinance Date: Ord. 9897 March 18, 1980
Zoning Case No.: LM 80-4

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Landmark 35 - Brooklyn Fire House

35. Brooklyn Fire House

Property Details:

Address: 1235 International Boulevard
Ordinance Date: Ord. 9911 April 8, 1980
Zoning Case No.: LM 80-40

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36. Point Oakland Fire House(Demolished)

Property Details:

Address: 1681 8th Street
Ordinance Date: Ord. 9926 May 27, 1980
Zoning Case No.: LM 80-95

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Landmark 37 - Dunsmuir House and Carriage House

37. Dunsmuir House and Carriage House
The Dunsmuir-Hellman Historic Estate*

Property Details:

Address: 2960 Peralta Oaks Court
Ordinance Date: Ord. 9927 May 27, 1980
Zoning Case No.: LM 79-542

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Landmark 38 - Leona Park

38. Leona Park

Property Details:

Address: Old Survivor Redwood Tree
Ordinance Date: Ord. 9940 June 24, 1980
Zoning Case No.: LM 80-134

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Landmark 39 - Lake Merritt

39. Lake Merritt*

Property Details:

Address: Lakeside Park & Wildlife Refuge
Ordinance Date: Ord. 9945 July 8, 1980
Zoning Case No.: LM 79-514

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Landmark 40 - Leimert Bridge

40. Leimert Bridge

Property Details:

Address: Leimert Blvd. between Park Blvd. & Clemens Road
Ordinance Date: Ord. 9978 Sept. 30, 1980
Zoning Case No.: LM 80-276

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Landmark 41 - Glenview Branch Library

41. Glenview Branch Library

Property Details:

Address: 4231 Park Boulevard
Ordinance Date: Ord. 9979 Sept. 30, 1980 & Ord. 11964 February 25, 1997
Zoning Case No.: LM 80-275

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Landmark 42 - Asa White House

42. Asa White House*

Property Details:

Address: 604 East 17th Street
Ordinance Date: Ord. 9995 November 4, 1980
Zoning Case No.: LM 80-408

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Landmark 43A - Carnegie Libraries: Golden Gate Branch

43A. Carnegie Libraries: Golden Gate Branch

Property Details:

Address: 5606 San Pablo Avenue
Ordinance Date: Ord. 9996 November 4, 1980
Zoning Case No.: LM 80-326

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Landmark 43B - Melrose Library Branch

43B. Carnegie Libraries: Melrose Branch

Property Details:

Address: 4805 Foothill Blvd
Ordinance Date: Ord. 9996 November 4, 1980
Zoning Case No.: LM 80-326

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Landmark 43C - Temescal Library Branch

43C. Carnegie Libraries: Temescal Branch

Property Details:

Address: 5205 Telegraph Avenue
Ordinance Date: Ord. 9996 November 4, 1980
Zoning Case No.: LM 80-326

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Landmark 43D - 23rd Avenue Library Branch

43D. Carnegie Libraries: 23rd Avenue Branch

Property Details:

Address: 1441 Miller Avenue
Ordinance Date: Ord. 9996 November 4, 1980
Zoning Case No.: LM 80-326

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Landmark 44 - Kings Daughters Home

44. King's Daughters Home

Property Details:

Address: 3900 Broadway
Ordinance Date: Ord. 9997 November 4, 1980
Zoning Case No.: LM 80-147

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Landmark 45 - Morcom Amphitheater of Roses

45. Morcom Amphitheater of Roses

Property Details:

Address: Oakland-Piedmont line between Oakland Avenue and Jean Street
Ordinance Date: Ord. 9978 Sept. 30, 1980
Zoning Case No.: LM 80-276

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Landmark 46 - Second Church of Christ Scientist

46. Second Church of Christ Scientist Parks Chapel A.M.E. Church

Property Details:

Address: 476 34th Street
Ordinance Date: Ord. 10034 February 24, 1981
Zoning Case No.: LM 80-511

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Landmark 47 - James White House

47. James White House

Property Details:

Address: Preservation Park
Ordinance Date: Ord. 10047 April 14, 1981
Zoning Case No.: LM 81-12

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