Oakland Urban Paths: Cleveland Heights and Haddon Hill Walk

From Oakland Urban Paths:

Join us for a study in contrasts between four different urban stairways in four different states of access. We’ll also explore where the F.M. “Borax” Smith estate was, see a house that was owned by Henry J. Kaiser, and more.

  • A moderate walk.
  • Heavy rain cancels, light rain doesn’t.
  • Dogs OK!

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A Downtown Oakland for Everyone

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Egon Terplan is SPUR’s regional planning director. This piece is reprinted with permission from the October 2015 of The Urbanist. After years of struggling to attract investment, downtown Oakland is enjoying a renaissance. Organic, bottom-up growth and targeted public investment are resulting in new cultural events, art galleries, restaurants, bars and retail stores. The population […]
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