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Address: 1233 Preservation Park Way, (between 12th and 13th Streets), Oakland, CA 94612
Phone Number: 510 874 7580
Description: Location of 16 restored early Oakland Victorian homes.

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Unexpected elegance and a reminder of past era!

If you have a chance to catch an outdoor concert in Preservation Park ...GO! Beautiful restored homes line the blocked off streets and create a unique backdrop for music, art and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2015
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

If you have a chance to catch an outdoor concert in Preservation Park ...GO! Beautiful restored homes line the blocked off streets and create a unique backdrop for music, art and other gatherings. Check this out, very unique and unexpected in the heart of downtown Oakland.

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westchester
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Fascinating restoration of some beautiful late 19th century Oakland houses. Gardens and houses well-maintained ... I wish it were better known.

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Salem, OR
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Wonderful photo opportunities. Must have been interesting to live here when these were private homes

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Oakland, California
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The place is a time capsule of old Oakland at the turn of the 19th century with the collection of beautiful houses to admire. I am so glad that many were saved from demolition when the freeway was built. Also Rio California is there for good Brazilian food.

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Berkeley
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 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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22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 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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59 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 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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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 164 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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Address: 1233 Preservation Park Way, (between 12th and 13th Streets), Oakland, CA 94612
Phone Number: 510 874 7580
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland

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