Oakland Tech HS 2018

Oakland Technical High School (looking westerly), from the intersection of Broadway and 45th Street, Temescal district, Oakland, Calif.

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Document Author:
Jeff Norman

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Broadway and 45th Street, Oakland Calif.

Designed by locally prominent architect, John J. Donovan, Oakland Technical High School opened in 1915, replacing a technical high school that had been near downtown Oakland. Through the efforts of students, faculty, alumni and members of the community, the Oakland Unified School District s plan to demolish the school in the 1970s was aborted in favor of renovation and seismic upgrades. Oakland Technical High School was designated a City of Oakland Landmark in 1985.This photograph was expressly taken to match the scene of an earlier photograph. See: Oakland Tech HS c1918

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