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Exposition Home – Montclair Highlands

Exposition Home – Located at 5988 Rincon Ave Oakland CA

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Oakland Tribune April 10, 1938
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Oakland Tribune April 17, 1938

Built-in 1938 in preparation for the upcoming Exposition Fair at Treasure Island in 1939.  The home is located in Montclair Highlands, the scenic tract of Emge and Stockman with sweeping views of the Golden Gate and Treasure Island can be seen from several windows.

 

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Oakland Tribune Jul 1938

 

In July of 1938, Exposition House went on sale.  It was sold “completely furnished” and “specially priced” at  $18,450 (limited time only). The price also includes the large corner lot with a “panoramic view” and landscaped with shrubs and trees.

 

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Oakland Tribune July 1938

 

Opened April 1938

 

  • Frederick L Confer – Architect
  • J.R Armstrong  – Contractor
  • Ned S. Rucker Landscape Architect
  • Furnished by H.C. Capwell Company
  • Emge and Stockman
  • Montclair Highlands
  • Still standing

 

Location of Exposition Home

 

5988 Rincon Dr.

 

The End

 

Author:

I grew up in the Montclair District of Oakland, CA. I attended Thornhill Elementary School, Montera Junior High, Skyline High School, and spent some time at Merritt College.

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