North Oakland, Oakland, California

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Coordinates: 37°49′55.28″N 122°15′59.41″W / 37.8320222°N 122.2665028°W / 37.8320222; -122.2665028

Location of North Oakland in the City of Oakland.
Bushrod Park in North Oakland

North Oakland is an area in Oakland, California, United States, bordered by Downtown Oakland, Oakland Hills, and the adjacent cities of Berkeley, Emeryville and Piedmont. Annexed to Oakland in 1897.[1] It is known as the birthplace of the Black Panther Party and is the childhood home of both the co-founders, which are Dr. Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale.[2] It is also the birthplace and childhood home of Sue Draheim, internationally recognized fiddler.

Neighborhoods[edit]

According to a project commissioned by the city in 1982 to define Oakland's neighborhoods for landscaping purposes, North Oakland comprises the following neighborhoods:[3]

Media[edit]

Oakland North has covered the area since 2008[4] and Oakland Local since 2009.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Past and Present of Alameda County, California - S. J. Clarke Pub. Co., 1914
  2. ^ Black Panther Tour Map
  3. ^ "Neighborhood Search Map". Oakland Museum of California. Archived from the original on 2009-04-30. Retrieved 2011-07-29.
  4. ^ About Oakland North
  5. ^ North Oakland coverage at Oakland Local