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“Pretty scenic” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Old Oakland

Old Oakland
8th and Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607
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Ranked #26 of 113 things to do in Oakland
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Oakland, California
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29 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Pretty scenic”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

There was one street I walked on which had leaves coming down since it was autumn-time. Soooo pretty. I heard there's a pretty good farmers' market on Friday mornings and I like how there are more little restaurants and local cafes popping up everywhere. (Although some may say that Oakland is becoming more "hipster" for that reason)

Visited September 2012
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piedmont
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14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“well preserved and charming part of town”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Downtown Oakland, west of Lake Merritt and close to the Jack London Square, amid newly built Condominiums, the City is revitalized.
Unfortunately Broadway has suffered for lack of businesses, that have been targeted for vandalisms.

Visited August 2012
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Chicago, Illinois
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799 reviews
141 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 300 helpful votes
“Still Dicey and Void of Charm”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

Hard to think of "Old Oakland" as a destination attraction. Surely there is no there there, and probably never was. Go to Fourth Street in Berkeley if you wish to stroll in the East Bay.

Visited July 2013
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Libertyville, Illinois, United States
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79 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Up and coming area”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

We were there on a Friday and enjoyed walking around the farmer's market. Many samples-interesting fruits and veggies. Some ethnic type foods and some alternatives for dairy. It was truly a farmer's market, not overly filled with flower stands, meats, cheeses, etc.

Visited July 2013
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Tehachapi, California
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401 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
“Not so nice”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

Bums, addicts, homeless abound. Needs to be cleaned up. Disgusting. I will not be out after dark. Make that day, too. No thanks,

Visited May 2013
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