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Cold Weather brings Preservation Challenges

As the weather begins to cool off this Fall, the Preservation, Restoration, and Operations (PRO) team is transitioning to a different season of preservation work. During extreme weather, either very hot or very cold, we abstain from using mortars. That…

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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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