Oakland City Hall, Fourteenth & Washington Streets, Oakland, Alameda County, CA
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Fourteenth & Washington Streets, Oakland, CA
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Documentation compiled after 1933.
Survey number HABS CA-419
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-143).
Building/structure dates: 1914 initial construction
Significance: Done by a nationally prominent architectural firm, who won this commission and two others for city halls in competitions, Oakland city hall is a blending of Beaux Arts planning and contemporary skyscraper architecture.
City & Town Halls
Palmer & Hornbostel
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
1. Showing entire building
2. Base and lower floors of tower
3. Stringcourse detail, interior probably
4. Interior,Newell post of grand staircase
5. Interior,grand staircase
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