Rehabs, Reuse, Additions and "Greening": A Look at Some of
Chapel of the Chimes,
The Oakland Heritage Alliance and AIA East Bay Chapter will present a look at exciting preservation projects in
The Fox Theater: its rehabilitation and new addition. Presented by Starkweather/Bondy Architects and ELS Architects.
Find out how the rehabilitation of the historic Oakland Fox Theater, one of the grand West Coast movie palaces. You'll also hear about plans for an addition for the Oakland School for the Arts that will add 45,000 square feet of program space, including classrooms, administrative offices, student services, and music, drama, dance and art studios to the renovated landmark structure.
The live-work conversion of Cotton Mill Studios (California Cotton Mills). Presented by Thomas Dolan Architects
Located on the site of the former California Cotton Mills Company, The California Cotton Mills Studios occupies the largest building that remains of the historic cotton mill. The 121,738 square foot, 4-story brick warehouse/storage building has been converted to 75 units of Work/Live space. The California Cotton Mills Studios serve as an incubator for local artists and small businesses and is becoming the hub of artists' activities in this diverse industrial neighborhood.
The rehabilitation and "greening" of the Municipal Boat House. Presentation by Murakami/Nelson Architects
Murakami/Nelson architects will describe the plans to restore the Municipal Boathouse (
The restoration of the Cleveland Cascade. Presentation by PGA Landscape Architects.
PGA Landscape Architects will discuss current plans to restore the Cleveland Cascade, built in 1923, and designed by Howard Gilkey. The Cleveland Cascade was modeled after similar cascades in