Painted Rock

Painted Rock is located at the 'Y" where Ascot Drive and Chelton Drive meet in the Piedmont Pines area. The area was called Sulphur Springs Park.

In Le Mon Park

"See the world from Piedmont Pines." -with an elevation ranging from 1300-1400 feet Le Mon Park commands a view of which its residents can never be deprived

Grateful Dead House – Oakland

The Grateful Dead once partied at 6024 Ascot Drive in the Piedmont Pines section of Oakland. 6024 Ascot Drive Oakland Tribune May9, 1948 In 1948 house at 6024 Ascot Drive was advertised as an ' A Little Bit of Mexico" in beautiful Piedmont Hills ( Piedmont Pines), nestled in a glorious 2 1/4 acres: balconies... Continue Reading →

Silver Windows – Piedmont Pines

Oakland Tribune Jan 1937 "Silver Windows" was a display home in the Piedmont Pines section of Montclair. The house opened for the public to see in 1936. The house was designed by F. Harvey Slocombe. It is on Darby Drive. Windows, from which one glimpses the bay through lofty pines are not the only feature... Continue Reading →

Smith Reserve

The Smith Reserve is a subdivision in Montclair and is now known as Piedmont Pines.   The area is located at the top of  Park Blvd with borders on Shepherd Canyon and Joaquin Miller Park and up to Skyline Blvd. Oakland Tribune 1928 "Selected years ago By F.M. "Borax" Smith as a private estate". Oakland Tribune May 22,... Continue Reading →

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