Join a free tour in Old Oakland on Saturday, July 22nd in Oakland, California. Tour begins at 10 am and meeting point is G.B. Ratto & Co., 821 Washington Street.

This tour explores the 1870s business district where carefully restored brick commercial buildings now house offices, galleries and eateries. The historic district is a visible reminder of Oakland’s designation in 1869 as the Western Terminus of the Transcontinental Railroad.

2017 Tour Dates:

  • Saturday, July 22
  • Wednesday, August 2
  • Wednesday, September 27
  • Saturday, October 28

Free but reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to