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Describe Roos Brothers Building here

On July 8, 1986 the Roos Brothers Building was designated Oakland Landmark #102, under Zoning Case #LM 86-36.

It appears to have been originally built for S.M. Friedman's women's apparel store in 1925, and designed by Reed and Corlett2

The location had previously been the site of the Albany Hotel.


1500-20 Broadway/448 15th Street, Oakland, California

CC SA-BY Our OaklandCC SA-BY Our Oaklandexcerpt of 1925 photo
courtesy Tim Sanchez
c.1935 1

Links and References

  1. ohrphoto.dpoa5.030.jpg Oakland History Center, Oakland Public Library
  2. New Home for Women's Apparel Shop Oakland Tribune August 10, 1925