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Preservation Park

1233 Preservation Park Way, (between 12th and 13th Streets), Oakland, CA 94612
510 874 7580
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Ranked #24 of 58 Attractions in Oakland
Type: Historic Sites
Description: Location of 16 restored early Oakland Victorian homes.
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Berkeley
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123 reviews 123 reviews
48 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I walk by there all the time. Oakland moved a load of old Victorians to this site, rebuilt them and they are various kinds of offices, lawyers, non profits etc. They are actually pretty well documented and interesting if you are into local Northern California history. It is something to see

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Ojai, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Love this place on the water, rode Segways around this park, so fun! So many people enjoying this park. A great place to get some exercise!

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This is a place to unwind and just lay on the grass next to the lake. There were Frisbees flying everywhere!

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Kent, Ohio USA.
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43 reviews 43 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

We just had our daughters wedding here (Steampunk theme), and we couldn't have found a better place anywhere! The setting is a group of Victorian era homes centered around a delightful fountain. With everyone dressed in Victorian top hats and period costumes, it looked like the set of a movie. The weather was fantastic and the ceremony was outside on... More

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Oakland, California
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184 reviews 184 reviews
68 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2012

if you love architecture and a peaceful place to walk go check out preservation park...

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Moraga, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
27 attraction reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2011

This is not a place to see if you are in NorCal for vacations. It's just a small complex of 20 or so well preserved victorian houses. It's a small oasis inside the city but it's really nothing as a tourist attraction. It can be seen in ten minutes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2002

Preservation Park is a beautiful setting for a meeting. There were 45 attendees for our meeting which was held in Nile Hall. The grounds are pretty - it's a Victorian era block of buildings that were moved to the site and arranged just so with nice landscaping and a central fountain. The meeting coordinator at Pres. Park, Barbara, was fabulous... More

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