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An Update on our East Hill Project

2021 is really flying by for Historic Oakland Foundation's preservation, restoration, and operations (PRO) team. This year we’ve been busier than ever thanks to ongoing work taking place on East Hill. In late 2019 we began restoring 7.5 acres on…

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Contractor Spotlight: Manuel Leija

The current restoration of East Hill is one of the largest undertakings in Historic Oakland Foundation's forty-five years. While most of the work is similar to what we have done in sections like Jewish Hill and the Original Six Acres,…

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An East Hill Restoration Update

Despite a soggy February the PRO team at Oakland Cemetery has hit the ground running in 2020. Late last year we embarked on a four-year endeavor to restore 7.5 acres on the east side of the cemetery, an area referred…

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It’s Tool Time for the PRO Team

The PRO Team is starting some new and exciting preservation projects that require not only skilled and specialized employees but specialty tools as well. To maximize our efficiency and ensure the safety of our team members, we are raising money…

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