AKA: Oakland Public Library Golden Gate Branch, Oakland, CA

Structure Type: built works - social and civic buildings - libraries

Designers: Dickey and Donovan, Architects (firm); Charles William Dickey (architect); John Joseph Donovan Sr. (architect)

Dates: constructed 1917-1918

1 story

5606 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA 94608

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City Librarian Charles Greene obtained a $140,000Carnegie Corporation grant to build four neighborhood branch facilities in 1916. Architects Charles W. Dickey and John J. Donovan designed three of these libraries: the 23rd Avenue Branch, the Alden Branch and the Golden Gate Branch. The Golden Gate Branch has operated uninterruptedly since 1918.

PCAD id: 17048