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Free Oakland Summer Walking Tours | City Center

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Reservations are recommended but not required. To make a reservation for Tour 2, please call (510) 238-3234 or e-mailaallen@oaklandca.gov.

Frank H. Ogawa Plaza | 14th Street and Broadway, Oakland, CA


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.

2019 Dates

  • 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 aallen@oaklandca.gov. 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.


Free / RSVP


Cost: FREE*
*Reservations are recommended but not required. To make a reservation for Tour 2, please call (510) 238-3234 or e-mailaallen@oaklandca.gov.
Categories: East Bay, Walks & Tours
Address: 14th Street and Broadway, Oakland, CA

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