Map of proposed Emerald Views and other very-high Oakland buildings

Map of the proposed Emerald Views building as well as other selected tall buildings in Oakland.

Artist conception of Emerald Views project

At 457 feet tall, the proposed Emerald Views project would dwarf the historic apartment buildings at its base: the Regillus (L) and the Bechtel Building (R).

Lake Merritt’s Pergola and Colonnade

Lake Merritt Pergola and Colonnade.

Armistead Maupin at Lake Merritt Hotel

Armistead Maupin, author of “Tales of the City,

at the Lake Merritt Hotel, sharing his enthusiasm about the launch of one of the country’s first urban independent-living communities for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) seniors—Barbary Lane Communities at Lake Merritt.

Lake Merritt Hotel from lakeside

Lake Merritt Hotel from lakeside.

Lake Merritt Hotel circa 1973

Lake Merritt Hotel, 1800 Madison Street, as it appears on a postcard circa 1973.

L’Amyx Monkey Tea logo in its reflective window

L’Amyx logo in its window days before it opens.

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