City of Oakland Land Use & Transportation Element. March 1998.
City of Oakland Housing Element, 2015-2023. Public Review Draft. May 2014.
Gentrification risk in Oakland, by census tract.
for my Downtown Revitalization class last quarter, i wrote my final paper on (Downtown) Oakland. you can read it here [PDF].
i realized i forgot about the Broadway “B” shuttle, popuphood, and the facade improvement program. oh, well.
Introduction: History, Trends
Approaches to Downtown Revitalization: General Plan of 1998, The 10K Plan, Community Benefit Districts, Oakland Grown
Current Approaches to Revitalization: 10K Two Plan, Downtown, Latham Square Plaza
thank Jerry Brown and his success in enticing developers to Oakland. he’s the main reason why Downtown and Uptown are vibrant right now. current mayor Jean Quan wants to do a “10K Two Plan” similar to Brown’s plan to build more housing and bring more residents into Oakland. need to be careful in not speeding up the development process so quickly that people are displaced.