Christmas Time in Montclair

I thought I would take a moment to share with you some Christmas ads and some articles from The Montclarion. I know these ads will bring back memories from some of you. From the 1940s The Montclarion 1941 The Montcalrion 1941 The Montclarion 1945 The Montclarion 1945 The Montclarion 1945 The Montclarion 1945 The Montclarion... Continue Reading →

Oak Knoll Homes

Rolling Hills, Pleasing Climate Situated in eastern Oakland's rolling hills, it enjoys a warm, balmy climate and provides ideal home sites with an unobstructed view, a perfect place for children.  New Developer at Oak Knoll David D Bohannon well-known subdivider and developer of San Francisco property, formed a new company called Oak Knoll Land Development Company.  The company... Continue Reading →

Fairway Estates in Oak Knoll

When this area was first built up in the mid-1920s it was part of Oak Knoll. Now it is considered to part of Sequoyah "Fairway Estates is in the heart of the country club district and consists of a group of estates with building sites of generous size." Oakland Tribune, August 18. 1929 Fairway Estates and Country... Continue Reading →

Mills Gardens

Mills Gardens is bounded by 55th and Seminary Avenues, Mills College, and the Nelson Estate. Mills Gardens, the centrally-located subdivision, was placed on sale on May 03, 1924. The Fred T. Wood Co. were the owners and developers. The land that Mills Gardens was once a part of Mills College and was known as the "old meadow."... Continue Reading →

Oakland Zoo in Knowland Park

The Oakland Zoo is home to over 750 native and exotic animals. They are recognized for our outstanding animal care, particularly our elephant care program: the 17,000 square foot, state-of-the-art veterinary hospital — the largest wild animal veterinary facility in Northern California

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