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Oakland City Hall, Fourteenth & Washington Streets, Oakland, Alameda County, CA



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Item Title


Location
Fourteenth & Washington Streets, Oakland, CA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
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.

Subjects
City & Town Halls
Hospitals
Jails


Related Names
Palmer & Hornbostel


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
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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