Free Oakland Summer Walking Tours | City Center
Turn-of-the-century landmarks alongside modern high-rises are the focus of this tour. Explore the upbeat style of the modern City Center Square and discover a thriving “there” there. Examine symbols of Oakland’s arrival as a modern 20th century metropolis: the Beaux Arts-style City hall and Rotunda Building, the Tribune Tower, and the Art Deco-style Financial Center building.
Tour begins at 10:00 a.m. in front of Oakland City Hall, One Frank H. Ogawa Plaza.
Parking is available at the Dalziel Garage. Enter on 16th Street between Clay Street and San Pablo Avenue.
- Wednesday, May 15
- Wednesday, June 12
- Saturday, July 6
- Wednesday, August 7
- Saturday, August 31
- Saturday, September 14
- Wednesday, October 9
To make a reservation for Tour 2, please call (510) 238-3234 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the specific tour and date you are requesting in your message.
Free 90-minute walking tours of downtown Oakland will be offered every Wednesday and Saturday through October. The twice weekly guided tours showcase the city’s changing skyline, landmarks, churches and high-rises.