Ostrich Farm in Oakland

W.H." Harvey" Bentley of the Bentley Ostrich Farm in San Diego County announced the opening of a branch in the Elmhurst District (sometimes Fruitvale) of Oakland at East 14th and High Street.

Attractive Lynn Homes

Lynn Homes on Nicol Avenue Eight charming five-room homes of Spanish and Mission architecture were built by Willis F. Lynn on Nicol Avenue. Five of the houses were sold before they were completed. The last three went on sale on June 14, 1925. Oakland Tribune June 14, 1925 Each house has: Breakfast room or nook... Continue Reading →

Homes near Fruitvale…

Some time ago, I found this picture on the Oakland History Room online site. Homes near Fruitvale Avenue and Hopkins Street (later MacArthur Boulevard) in the Dimond district of Oakland, California. A large vegetable garden dominates the foreground, and Higgins Church on Hopkins Street is in view towards the back. DATE: [circa 1905] Oakland Public... Continue Reading →

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