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Oakland, CA (2020)

Oakland Civic

Transofrmation of the Oakland Auditorium and Calvin Simmons Theatre into a mixed-use facility that will provide arts organizations and nonprofits with much needed, affordable, performance, rehearsal and office space all under one roof.

Investment

  • NMTC Amount: $28,000,000
  • Total Project Cost: $36,307,645

IMPACT

  • 280 FTE jobs
  • 127 construction jobs
  • The project's art facility and theatre has a capacity of 1,899 and is capable of serving tens of thousands individuals on an annual basis.

Investor

Project Description

Funding for the Oakland Civic Project was used to help transform the Oakland Auditorium and Calvin Simmons Theatre into a mixed-use facility that will provide arts organizations and nonprofits with much needed, affordable, performance, rehearsal and office space all under one roof. The 8,000-seat main arena will be converted to creative office space for a wide variety of arts and mission oriented nonprofit tenants. The Calvin Simmons Theatre will return as a performing arts center that will host a wide variety of music, dance, theater performances large meetings and corporate events. Supporting the main stage are two ballrooms that provide space for smaller events, rehearsals and break-out sessions. A large basement will provide additional spaces for meetings, rehearsals, community gatherings and storage. The project is projected to create 282 full time jobs, and 127 construction jobs.

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Address: 10 Tenth Street, Oakland, CA 94607

Census Tract: 6001403302

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