Castlemont is a 25 block radius in East Oakland composed of approximately 4300 residents.
The Castlemont Gardens housing project, located at the edge of Arroyo Viejo Creek, opened in 1948 and was the largest of its kind at the time. It sits on land that used to be the Holy Redeemer College.1
- Mailman, Erika. Oakland's Neighborhoods. Oakland: Mailman Press, 2005.