Toler Heights – The Homes

Toler Heights - SF Examiner 1907 The Toler Heights subdivision changed hands so many times before the 1930, it seems they never really got around to selling the area with photos of new homes being built. The following is all I could find. Lawlor Street 9703 Lawlor Street Oakland Tribune Oakland Tribune Oct 27,1913Address now... Continue Reading →

Toler Heights

Toler Heights Toler Ranch William Pinkney Toler (1829-1899) and his wife Maria Antonia (1836-1926) owned 330 (349) acres of land in the foothills of Elmhurst. Maria was the daughter of  Hermenegildo "Ignacio" Peralta. William and Maria were married in 1853. The Ranch was on the foothills road between Elmhurst and San Leandro, later known as... Continue Reading →

Hopkins Town – in the Dimond District

In Hopkinstown every lot is practically level, all lots are big and deep with sewer, water, gas and electricity in front of every lot.Oakland Tribune Aug 15, 1922 Oakland Tribune Aug 15, 1922 Hopkins Town was a small subdivision in the Dimond District. HopkinsTown was located at Hopkins St (now MacArthur Blvd) Georgia, Maple, and... Continue Reading →

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