Shafter at College 2005


Description:
College Avenue, at the Rockridge BART station, looking northwest, where Shafter Avenue originally intersected College Avenue, Rockridge district, Oakland, Calif.

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Date of Document:
2005

Document Author:
Jeff Norman

Geographic Location:
College Avenue and Miles Avenue, Oakland, Calif.

Context:
Several buildings wrapping around the northwest corner of Shafter Avenue and College Avenue, including 5665-79 Shafter Avenue, were demolished to make way for the construction of the Grove-Shafter Freeway (Highway 24) and the Rockridge BART station. In the process, Shafter Avenue was "bent" slightly to the east as it approached College Avenue so that it aligns with Keith Avenue on the east side of College Avenue.This photograph was expressly taken to match the scene of an earlier photograph. See: Shafter at College 1949





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