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Free Oakland Summer Walking Tours | City Center

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Saturday, July 7, 2018 - 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-mail aallen@oaklandnet.com.

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.

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.


Event Details


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

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