The Dimond District's Altenheim

ca. 1894
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East Oakland's German retirement home
The Altenheim, whose name means retirement home in German, still serves the needs of Oakland's retired. This photo shows the original 19th-century building that burned; the present-day Colonial Revival-style building replaced this Queen Anne-style structure.

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