Friday, February 9, 2007

National Historic Landmarks in Oakland, California

This blog is part of a larger blog at ( oaklandmarks.blogspot.com)

This blog lists all the National Historic Landmarks in Oakland, California. I will add details and pictures as time goes on.

National Historic Landmarks

The Historic Sites Act of 1935 established this designation, which honors only treasures of obvious national importance.
Oakland has five landmarks on the this list:




1. The Joaquin Miller Abbey
Building
Added December 29, 1962

2. The Paramount Theatre
Building
Added May 5, 1977


3. The Lightship Relief WAL-605,
Ship
Added December 20, 1989

4.The Potomac
Presidential yacht
Added December 14, 1990

5. The Lake Merritt Wild Duck Refuge
Wildlife Refuge
Added May 23, 1968

The National Register of Historic Places


This is the nation's official list of cultural resources worthy of preservation. Authorized under the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, the National Register is part of a national program to coordinate and support public and private efforts to identify, evaluate, and protect our historic and archeological resources.

Properties listed in the Register include districts, sites, buildings, structures and objects that are significant in American history, architecture, archeology, engineering, and culture. The National Register is administered by the National Park Service, which is part of the U.S. Department of the Interior.

The list contains fifty-four Oakland properties:

1. The 10th Street Market
Added 2001
Building
Landmark #01000826

2. The Abbey
The Joaquin Miller Abbey
Added 1966
Building
Landmark #66000204
Note: Also a National Historical Landmark

3. The American Bag Co.
Union Hide Co.
Added 1999
Building
Landmark #99000896)

4. The City of Oakland (USS Hoga)
Hoga YT-146
Fireboat
Added 1989
Landmark #89001429
Note: No longer in Oakland

5. The Hotel California
Building
Added 1988
Landmark #88000969

6. The Cameron-Stanford House
Builing
Added 1972
Landmark #72000213

7. The Claremont Hotel
Building
Added 2003
Landmark #03000427

8. The Clay Building
Buliding
Added 1978
Landmark #78000650

9. The Cohen-Bray House
The Alfred H. Cohen House
Building
Added 1973
Landmark #73000894

10. The Downtown Oakland Historic District
District
Added 1998
Landmark #98000813

11. Dunn’s Block
Building
725 Washington Street
Added 1978
Landmark #78000652

12. The Dunsmuir House
Building
Added 1972
Landmark #72000214

13. The Federal Realty Building
"The Cathedral Building"
Building
Added 1979
Landmark #79000467

14. The First Unitarian Church of Oakland
Building
Added 1977
Landmark #77000284

15. The Fox-Oakland Theater
Building
Added 1979
Landmark #79000468

16. The Greek Orthodox Church of the Assumption
Building
Added 1978
Building #78000651

17. The Harrison and Fifteenth Streets Historic District
District
Added 1996
Landmark #960001277

18. Heinhold's First and Last Chance Saloon
Building
Added 2000
Landmark #00001067

19. Kahn's Department Store
The Rotunda
Building
Added 1989
Landmark #89000194

20. King's Daughters Home
Building
Added 1982
Landmark #820004976

21. Lake Merritt Wild Duck Refuge
Wildlife Refuge
Added 1966
Landmark #66000205
Note: Also a National Historical Landmark

22. Liberty Hall
Building
Added 1989
Landmark #89000199

23. The Lightship Relief WAL-605
Ship
Added 1989
Landmark #890002462
Note: Also a National Historical Landmark

24. The Locke House
Building
Added 1989
Landmark #89000258

25. The M.V. Santa Rosa
Ferry Boat
Added 1979
Landmark #79000469
Note: Berthed at the Charles P. Howard Terminal

26. The Madison Park Apartments
Building
Added 1982
Landmark #820002164
Note: Built by C. M. "One-Nail" MacGregor

27. The Main Post Office and Federal Building
Building
Added 1980
Landmark #80000796

28. The McCrea House
Building
Added 1982
Landmark #820002165

29. Mills Hall
Building
Added 1971
Landmark #71000132

30. Montgomery Ward and Company
Building
Added 1999
Landmark #99000691
Note: Demolished

31. Oakland City Hall
Building
Added 1983
Landmark #830001170

32. The Oakland Floral Depot
Building
Added 1983
Landmark #830004533

33. Oakland Free Library
Golden Gate Branch
Building
Added 1996
Landmark #96000103

34. Oakland Free Library
Melrose Branch
Building
Added 1996
Landmark #96000104

35. Oakland Free Library
Alden Branch
Temescal Branch
Building
Added 1996
Landmark #96000105

36. Oakland Free Library
23rd Avenue Branch
Building
Added 1996
Landmark #96000106

37. Oakland Hotel
Building
Added 1979
Landmark #79000470

38. Oakland Iron Works
United Works
The Remillard Brick Company
Building
Added 1983
Landmark #830001171

39. Oakland Free Library
Charles S. Green Library
Building
Added 1983
Landmark #830001173
Note: Home to the African American Museum and Library of Oakland

40. Oakland Waterfront Warehouse District
District
Added 2000
Landmark #00000361

41 Oakland Young Women's Christian Association
Building
Added 1984
Landmark #84000755

42. The Pacific Press
Building
Added 1975
Landmark #75000421
Note: Demolished

43. The Paramount Theatre
Building
Added 1973
Landmark #73000395
Note: Also a National Historical Landmark

44. The Pardee Home
Building
Added 1976
Landmark #76000476

45. Peralta House
Building
Added 1978
Landmark #78000654

46.Antonio Maria Peralta House
Building
Added 1977
Landmark #77000285

47. Sacred Heart Church
Building
Added 1992
Landmark #920001716
Note: Demolished

48. The Security Bank and Trust Company Building
Building
Added 1982
Landmark #820002166

49. The Bellevue-Staten
Building
Added 1991
Landmark #910001896

50. Treadwell Mansion and Carriage House
Buildings
Added 1977
Landmark #77000286

51. Trinity Church
Building
Added 1982
Landmark #820002167

52. The USS Potomac
Presidentail Yacht
Added 1987
Landmark #87000068

53 University High School
Building
Added 1992
Landmark #920001300

54. The White Mansion
Building
Added 1980
Landmark #80000797

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