Oakland Latham Square Community Workshop #2

The City of Oakland wants your input on a permanent design for Latham Square.

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Latham Square Plaza Community Design Workshop

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Join City of Oakland staff and Rebar for a creative community gathering to envision the Latham Square Plaza pilot. Art and design activities for children and adults! Help design the future of Downtown Oakland! Can’t make the meeting? Share your thoughts on what Latham Square needs at: lathamsquare@gmail.com -or- visit: www.oaklandnet.com/LathamSquare
Latham Square's moveable street furniture

Oakland’s Latham Square: Plaza to the People

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Just two weeks after Oakland’s Latham Square opened on August 16, office workers could be seen arriving in ones and twos at lunchtime. A clutch of high schoolers from the nearby Oakland School For the Arts zoomed in on skateboards and sat together on a big bench in the shade, looking cool and disaffected. The park, which made […]

Oakland Latham Square Plaza Grand Opening

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From EBBC: Latham Square Plaza is a ‘Pilot Project’ and it open August 16, 12:00noon. Join us! Oakland is revitalizing the intersection of Broadway and Telegraph as a place for people, by redesigning the 1st block of Telegraph as a pocket park, with the road closed to cars and open to people. Between 16th St and […]

Oakland’s Latham Square Street Painting Day

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From EBBC: Over the next month, the City of Oakland will create an innovative new pedestrian space in downtown by closing Telegraph Ave south of 16th St to cars. The new Latham Square Plaza will be populated with planters, seating, landscaping, and mobile retail. The project’s website contains more details, including project background and design details: […]