The Arnstein-Field and Lee Star Showroom is located at 2801-25 Broadway and was built in 1916. It has been used by a variety of automobile dealers over the years, and is currently the headquarters for Infiniti of Oakland.
2801-25 Broadway / 2800-24 Webster (Arnstein-Field & Lee Star showroom): 2801-25 Broadway / 2800-24 Webster is a single story Beaux Arts derivative Spanish Colonial commercial building built in 1916. The long, flatiron building extends approximately 200 feet, and has four peaked parapets on each side over arched doors or windows with fan lights. Exterior walls are stucco with large plate glass storefront windows. As part of the 1994 URM Survey, this property was assigned a rating of Cb+2+ by the OCHS, and a National Register Status Code of “7” on DPR form 523 B, which indicates that it was not evaluated for National Register (NR) or California Register (CR). From visual inspection by ESA in March 2009, the property appears restored from when it was originally evaluated in 1994, with the removal of modern ornamentation. It is the professional opinion of ESA that the building currently possesses a B2+ rating. The building at 2801-25 Broadway / 2800-24 Webster is therefore considered an historical resource for CEQA purposes