Mountain View Cemetery
At the end of Piedmont Ave, this is perhaps the most serene and lovely artificial landscape in all the East Bay. Designed by Frederick...
Julia Morgan Theatre
To the southeast of People’s Park is this beautifully understated, redwood-infused 1910 theater, a performance space (formerly a church)...
First Church of Christ Scientist
Bernard Maybeck’s impressive 1910 church uses concrete and wood in its blend of Arts and Crafts, Asian and Gothic influences. Maybeck...
Blue Bottle Coffee Company
An Aussie expat and Chez Panisse alum, Betty Barakat (in signature blue wig) has patrons licking their lips and lining up out the door...
5433 College Ave · interesting places nearby
One of Oakland’s fine new-and-used bookstores.