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Preservation Park in Oakland, California --- #8 of 10
Sunday, November 1, 2009

From Wikipedia: "The park includes sixteen historic buildings, five of which stand in their original location, and eleven of which were moved from elsewhere in Oakland to avoid demolition. The sixteen houses are arranged to resemble a late 19th century Oakland neighborhood."

The houses at Preservation Park now serve as the offices for a variety of non-profit organizations, including the Always Dream Foundation (Kristi Yamaguchi's organization), the Before Columbus Foundation, The California Pan-Ethnic Health Network, the Green Purchasing Institute, the Kitka Vocal Ensemble, and the Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir.

For the complete --- and inspiring! --- list of tenants: http://preservationpark.com/about/tenants/
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Comments on this photo:

Nov 08 2009 04:02 GMT linnywv PRO
Stunning architecture!
Nov 08 2009 07:41 GMT iyerhari
Wonderful Picture!!!!!!!
Nov 08 2009 12:42 GMT Bellavista
Beautiful place!
Nov 08 2009 16:28 GMT ashdad PRO
Great use for historic properties.
Nov 10 2009 02:30 GMT verarenm
Beautiful park. I liked house too!
Nov 16 2009 19:44 GMT jilalikar
Wonderful Picture