Lakeside Apartment Neighborhood Association

History

Map of the Apartment Neighborhood Historic District
Oakland, California. 1900 map with architectural landmark border

The Historic Lakeside Apartments District

The City of Oakland's Cultural Heritage Survey in the early 1980s designated a five block downtown area the Historic Lakeside Apartments District. The district is currently bounded by 14th Street, Harrison Street, 17th Street, and Lakeshore Drive.

Map of the Apartment Neighborhood Historic District
Oakland street map showing the Historic Lakeside Apartments District

The district includes 27 buildings already defined as contributors to the district — now, in 2007, more buildings have reached the 50-year-old mark, and could be considered for inclusion.

— Republished from the original LANA website

Want more information? Download the first few pages of the City's Cultural Heritage Survey form (pdf) defining the Lakeside Apartment District in the early 1980s.

What are defining characteristics of the historic Lakeside Apartment District? Look for yourself with a virtual walk through the neighborhood.

View of the Islamic Cultural Center before construction at 160 14th Street started in Spring of 2006
View of the Islamic Cultural Center before construction at 160 14th Street started in Spring of 2006