The Head-Royce School is proposing an expansion to extend the existing 14-acre campus across Lincoln Avenue to the site of the former Lincoln Children’s Center and to develop an integrated 22 acre campus serving a student population of 1250 at maximum buildout.
Through an RFP process, the City entered an Exclusive Negotiation Agreement with Orton Development, Inc. for the adaptive reuse of this historic building on the southern shore of Lake Merritt.
Imagining a safer and more connected High Street with a planned repaving project
The High Street Project installs pedestrian safety improvements on High Street, a high injury corridor, between San Leandro Street and 580.
The City of Oakland will be renovating Holly Mini Park, located at 9830 Holly Street, in 2022. The final renovation design was developed by Dillingham Associates with much community input. Over the past 18 months, the landscape design firm Dillingham Associates created all of the design and construction documents required for the renovation of Holly Mini Park. The City of Oakland is preparing the materials required to advertise the park renovation to local contractors.
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Funded by Measure HH
The Lake Merritt BART Bikeways Project installed high-quality bikeways serving Lake Merritt BART in early 2017.
Chinatown near Lake Merritt BART received swift and effective safety improvements in July 2019
This proposed project is a two-block transit-oriented development project at 51 9th Street (Block 1) and 107 8th Street (Block 2). The project proposes 557 residential units (including 233 affordable units), up to 500,000 sf of office space, up to 16,500 sf of ground floor retail and food service, ~2,000 sf for a commercial kitchen, 6,200 sf for day care, and a total of 408 parking spaces. The project includes a public paseo and BART plaza.
The Oakland Waterfront Trail is a part of the San Francisco Bay Trail, a planned 500-mile network of bicycle and hiking trails that will form a continuous ring around the Bay.
The Lake Merritt Channel is a narrow waterway that connects Lake Merritt with the Estuary and San Francisco Bay.
UPDATE: Parking meter enforcement began on Monday, March 13th, 2023. Pay-by-plate using the Parkmobile app or one of the new kiosks. Meters will be enforced Monday through Saturday, 8AM to 8PM and Sundays Noon to 8PM. Parking Enforcement has completed testing of systems and is ramping up patrols. A three month warning period ended June 30, so all vehicles found non-compliant are now subject to citation.
Improving water quality in Lake Merritt, especially by reducing trash and increasing dissolved oxygen levels
<p>The work along Lakeshore Avenue and El Embarcadero included restoration of the historic Pergola in 2007, reconstruction of the historic E.18th Street Pier in 2008, and complete park renovation, seawall repair, path improvements and street calming in 2009.</p>
Extending the Lakeside Drive two-way protected cycletrack around the Lake to from Madison Street to the 1st Avenue/International Blvd intersection.
The intersection of 20th Street, Lakeside Drive, and Harrison Street adjacent to Snow Park was not friendly to pedestrians or park users. The Lake Merritt Master Plan called for this intersection to be reconfigured to calm traffic, create safer pedestrian crossings, add bike lanes, and increase park space. This work was completed in 2019.
The entrance project to Lakeside Park, Children’s Fairyland and the Garden Center will improve pedestrian safety, accessibility and pathways at Grand Avenue and Bellevue Avenue.
Several project funded by Measure DD are located within Lakeside Park.
Continuing to make MacArthur Boulevard safer for all users
The City of Oakland is undertaking a project to restore and seismically retrofit the historical landmark Leimert Bride that connects Park Boulevard and Oakmore neighborhood, stretching across Sausal Creek.