5020 Telegraph c1910


Description:

Proprietor Cesare Orio (center) and employees in front of his grocery store at present-day 5020 Telegraph Avenue (formerly 5010 Telegraph Avenue), Temescal District, Oakland, Calif. "Note sign in window on left, indicating that Mrs. Orio provided dressmaking and millinery service." [Ray Raineri note]

Date of Document:
c1910

5020 Telegraph 2010


Description:

Owners of Asmara Restaurant, Okba and Keseste Yohannes, in front of their Eritrean/Ethiopian restaurant at 5020 Telegraph Avenue (formerly 5010 Telegraph Avenue), Temescal District, Oakland, Calif. They bought the building and opened the restaurant in 1985. At the time, the only other restaurant in the area featuring cuisine from the Horn of Africa was the Blue Nile, off Telegraph Avenue in Berkeley near the UC Berkeley campus.

Date of Document:
7-Oct-10





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