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 of Oakland City Hall, One Frank H. Ogawa Plaza.

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


2018 Dates  
Wednesday, May 16
Wednesday, June 13
Saturday, July 7
Wednesday, August 8
Saturday, September 9
Wednesday, September 26
Wednesday, October 10


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: 9/9/2018, 9/26/2018, 10/10/2018
  • 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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