Lincoln Square Park

A safe haven for youthMrs. Lee always listensPark Mother, Peace keeper audio file for stop #23 is missing

Asian Resource Center

1922A neo-gothic code machine factoryNever realizedOn the top floorWomen of ChinatownSewed parachutes for WWII Asian Resource Center on Oakland Wiki

8th and Webster

1882-1943: ExcludedA forced Chinese sanctuaryA Bachelor societyBuilders of California’s infrastructure Chinese Exclusion Act on Oakland Wiki William Wong on Oakland Wiki

Asian Branch Library

Chinatown’s treasures:Sharing & SustainingArts & IdentityThe Oakland Asian Cultural CenterThe Asian Branch Library Asian Branch Library on Oakland Wiki Oakland Asian Cultural Center on Oakland Wiki Pacific Renaissance Plaza on Oakland Wiki

10,000 Steps Tour #2

This is part 2 of 2. See part 1 for more information. The estimated distance and time are for this part only. The 10,000 Steps project explored Oakland’s city squares, past and present. It culminated in a permanent meandering neighborhood narrative, ‘Walking the Invisible City’. This looped walk, marked with permanent conversational sidewalk stepping stones, reveals the city […]

8th and Broadway

Follow the treesWalk among themUrban secrets revealed…Discover your Invisible City

9th and Broadway

Follow the treesWalk among themUrban secrets revealed…Discover your Invisible City

Preservation, Restoration, & Recreation

Interviews: Camron-Stanford House Historian and Board Member, Frankie Rhodes; Lake Chalet Proprietor, Lara Graham Truppelli; Gondolier and Gondola Servizio Proprietor, Angelino SandriMusic: “Swan Lake, Op. 20: Introduction” and “Swan Lake, Op. 20, At I: No 9–Finale,” composed by Pyotr Tchaikovsky, performed by the London Symphony Camron-Stanford House on Oakland Wiki Camron-Stanford House website Oakland Public […]

A People’s History

Interview: Oakland Asian Cultural Center Co-director, Roy ChanMusic: “Panther Party,” written and performed by The Black Panther Fugitives; “Where Waters Meet,” words by Hailee Brumley, composed by Hector Armienta, performed by Oakland East Bay Symphony; “Beside Butterfly Spring,” performed by China’s Spirit Ensemble Huey Newton on Oakland Wiki COINTELPRO on Wikipedia Oakland Municipal Auditorium on […]

Improvements

Interview: Measure DD Project Manager, Joel PeterMusic: “Ode to Olga,” written and performed by William Whitmore E18th Street Pier on Oakland Wiki Measure DD on Oakland Wiki Brooklyn on Oakland Wiki Unbuilt Oakland on Oakland Wiki Lake Merritt Boulevard on Oakland Wiki