Montclair East is a shopping center with business offices located at 2220 Mountain Blvd. It is now called Village Square. James Fernhoff, a local real estate broker, was the initial developer.
A bungalow court is a group of small bungalows or workers cottages built around a court or central yard. An apartment court is a group of buildings built around or have a central courtyard.
In the late 1930s and early 1940s newsreel theaters open in Oakland. They specialized in showing short films continuously.
A bit of history of Smith's Clothiers, which began in Oakland as Money-Back Smith. -"Money Refunded If Goods Are Not Satisfactory."
In March of 1886, the Board of Supervisors created a new school district. That took from portions of the Piedmont, Peralta, and Fruitvale districts and representing about 44 children.
In March of 1926, the Montclair Improvement Club held the $ 20,000 Montclair Community clubhouse formal dedication.
A bit of history of some of the mansions that once graced the streets of Oakland. More to come at a later date.
Clinton Park was a conservation project, the first of this type in the Western United States.Oakland's first concentrated action against blight and substandard housing.