City Center Walking Tour

City Center Walking Tour


Turn-of-the-century landmarks alongside modern high-rises are the focus of this tour. Explore the upbeat style of the modern City Center Square and discover a thriving “there” there. Examine symbols of Oakland’s arrival as a modern 20th century metropolis: the Beaux Arts-style City hall and Rotunda Building, the Tribune Tower, and the Art Deco-style Financial Center building.

Tour begins at 10:00 a.m. in front in Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, in front of City Hall.

Parking is available at the Dalziel Garage. Enter on 16th Street between Clay Street and San Pablo Avenue. 

Dates: May 15, June 12, July 6, August 7, August 31, September 14 and October 9. 

To make a reservation, please call (510) 238-3234 or e-mail Please include the specific tour and date you are requesting in your message.

Event Info

  • Dates: 8/31/2019, 9/14/2019, 10/9/2019
  • Location: City Center
  • Address: 1 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Oakland, CA 94612
  • Time: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
  • Price: Free
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