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Kaiser Center, 300 Lakeside Drive, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Kaiser Center, 300 Lakeside Drive, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

 
 
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Summary

Significance: First private roof garden built after WWII, largest continuous roof garden in the world in 1960; first major example of post-war modernism on a rooftop; technological innovations in roof garden design inspired future public and private roof gardens.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N13
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N21
Survey number: HALS CA-3
Building/structure dates: 1959-1960 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: after 1973 Subsequent Work

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Contributors

Historic American Landscapes Survey, creator
Osmundson, Theodore
Staley, John
Arbegast, David
Welton Becket and Associates
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Location

West Oakland (Oakland, Calif.)37.80877, -122.26405
Google Map of 37.80877479999999, -122.2640503
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Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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