1932 1

The Jonas Building was a commercial building on the northwest corner of 11th and Broadway. The previous building was "reborn" in 1932 as part of the Downtown Property Owners' improvement plan. 5 The building belonged to the estate of Abraham Jonas. 2

The remodel was designed by architect Edward Foulkes.

1912 Sanborn1932 31932 "before" 4

Links and References

  1. ohrphoto.dpoa10.003 Oakland History Center, Oakland Public Library
  2. Modernized Building Is First Item in Big Program Oakland Tribune June 30, 1932
  3. 11th, Broadway Building To Be Modernized Oakland Tribune April 22. 1932
  4. ohrphoto.dpoa10.001 Oakland History Center, Oakland Public Library
  5. Modernization by Edward Foulkes Architect and Engineer September 1934