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
The daily-changing New American brasserie-style menu features what’s in season, with earthy, soulful dishes like pan-roasted...
College Ave · interesting places nearby
Rockridge is a popular shopping district. The lively, upscale neighborhood is centered on College Ave, which runs from Broadway all the way to the UC Berkeley Campus. College Ave is lined with clothing boutiques, good bookstores, a vintage record shop, several pubs and cafés, and quite a few upscale restaurants - maybe the largest concentration in the Bay Area. You could easily spend a satisfying afternoon or evening browsing, eating and drinking here.
Exiting BART at the Rockridge station puts you in the thick of things.