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Oakland Heritage Alliance is a non-profit membership organization which advocates the protection, preservation, and revitalization of Oakland's architectural, historic, cultural and natural resources through publications, education, and direct action.
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Research your house, find out about landmarks, find links to lots of useful information!

oakland, story of a city

Available through our OHA store or at local stores, this book is a lively, widely recognized source for Oakland history.

Jack London: Then and Now

Jack London was a celebrated American novelist, journalist, and passionate social activist. Join us for an in-depth look into the people and places that shaped Oakland's original blue-collar superstar.

Presentation by Steve Vigeant

members $10, non-members $15

Date & Time: April 18, from 7-9:00 pm

Location: historic American Bag Co. building,
(enter at OK Stereo, Suite 300)
299 Third Street at Harrison, Oakland


Each year, the Oakland Heritage Alliance honors individuals, organizations, projects, and programs whose work demonstrates a commitment to excellence in historic preservation. In doing so, we hope to inspire others to take action to preserve, protect, and promote Oakland’s historic, natural, and cultural resources. To be eligible, projects must have been completed within the last five years and be within the geographical boundaries of Oakland. Application deadline is July 1, 2019. 

Preservation Success in East Oakland

The beautiful building at 1638 47th Avenue, formerly the Melrose Baptist Church, has been sensitively transformed into the Rose on Bond Apartments. The developer brought the conversion proposal to the OHA board a few years ago for comments and recommendations. We are happy to see this structure maintain its architectual integrity and bring more housing to Oakland!    Read more about it