Davis Building and Blake Block, 11th & Washington (1892) 1

The Blake Block or M. K. Blake Building was a building at the southwest corner of Washington and 12th Streets built in 1890. The building was remodeled in 1912, "modernized" in 1932, modified again in the 1950s, and eventually demolished to allow construction of the City Center project.





Links and References

  1. Oakland, Calif. illustrated in photo-gravure from recent negatives, A. (Adolph) Witteman, 1892, courtesy of Oakland History Center, Oakland Public Library and Online Archive of California
  2. Modern Exterior Conceals True Age of Oakland Building Architect and Engineer March 1933