Oakland Museum of California

Oakland, CA (2020)

Enhancements to a museum campus enabling improved community access, measures to ensure the safety and security of patrons, interactive landscaping, and expanded on-site programming.

COMMUNITY IMPACT
  • 185 FTE jobs
  • 90 construction jobs
FINANCING SOURCES
  • NMTC Amount: $14,000,000
  • Total Project Cost: $20,000,000
  • CDE(s): Capital One, Oakland Renaissance NMTC
PROJECT LOCATION

1000 Oak Street

Oakland, CA 94607

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Project Description

Enhancements to the museum campus enabling improved community access, measures to ensure the safety and security of patrons, interactive landscaping, and expanded on-site programming. • For more than 50 years, Oakland Museum of California has celebrated the many facets of the state through the presentation of California’s art, history and natural sciences. The Museum is deeply connected to the community, providing educational and outreach programs like Friday Nights @ OMCA to engage families and celebrate local holidays and culture. • Project is located in the Central/Lake Merritt area of Oakland which is Severely Distressed and has a median family income which is 35.05% of the metropolitan AMI. • Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf lent her support to the project, calling out how the Museum will “create new opportunities for exploration and learning for all.”

  • Arts| Community| Museums

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