Morcom Rose Garden

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The Morcom Rose Garden (formerly the Morcom Amphitheater of Roses) is located in a residential neighborhood in Oakland, California, near the Piedmont border. The exact address is 700 Jean St., Oakland, CA 94610.

The Rose Garden was constructed in 1932 as a project of the Works Progress Administration. It was named in honor of former Oakland mayor Fred N. Morcom. As well as thousands of roses, the garden features winding walkways, a reflecting pool, and a cascading fountain. The garden is available for weddings and can hold up to 200 people.

Main entrance showing pergola and central walkway

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Coordinates: 37°49′11.0424″N 122°14′49.19″W / 37.819734000°N 122.2469972°W / 37.819734000; -122.2469972