We will walk through several streets that are the sites of Oakland’s history from its founding up to the present.
Knowledge gleaned from the pages of Oakland Wiki will be presented at stops throughout this two hour walk :
Legacy of Horace W. Carpentier – Oakland’s first mayor on the city today
What ever happened to Harrison Railroad Park ?
History of Chinatown and Old Historic District
Oakland Police Department – The Good. The Bad. And some stuff in-between.
Oakland’s Oldest News Stand
The Great Wall of Oakland
How Art Murmur became First Fridays
And much, much more!
Time: 1 p.m.
Date: Sunday, May 5, 2013
Starting point for this Jane Jacobs Walk will be the Lake Merritt BART Station street level main entrance facing the park.
End point will be outside the front of The Terrace Room which part of The Lake Merritt Hotel.
Host: HiMY SYeD, OaklandWiki.org
Registration: No registration needed. All are welcome.
Accessibility: This event is open and accessible to Wheelchairs, Bicycles, Seniors, Children