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Hotel Lakehurst was primarily a residential hotel at 1569 Jackson Street. It is now Lakehurst Hall, a residential hotel that primarily houses individuals with mental illness.6

The building was constructed c.1929, then purchased in 1930 by the Empire Trading Corporation. 2 Despite being relatively new it was refurbished, 3 and later that year, 15 rooms were added. J. G. Kiefaber was the manager. 4

In 1932, Mrs. Grace B. Miles was appointed director of cuisine. 5

1929 ad 11930 ad1932 5

In 1996, the property was purchased by Tomoko Nakama when it was renamed Lakehurst Hall.7,8

Links and References

  1. ad Oakland Tribune October 24, 1929
  2. Lakehurst Is Purchased By Trading Firm Oakland Tribune January 26, 1930
  3. Businessmen Give Approval to Lakehurst Oakland Tribune February 2, 1930
  4. Lakehurst Has Addition of Fifteen Rooms Oakland Tribune September 7, 1930
  5. Patronage at Hotel Grows Oakland Tribune August 7, 1932
  6. From Solo to Social: Research Project Banishes Isolation at SRO--For a While
  7. Lakehurst Hall, Inc Opencorporates
  8. The Lakehurst Hall, Oakland California