5th Avenue Marina

I first discovered Oakland’s 5th Avenue Marina when we moved to the city in 1991. I’ve always enjoyed exploring a new city’s wild edges, especially when they involve boats and waterways. The ramshackle marina is tucked away at the end of lower 5th Avenue west of the Embarcadero, on a narrow spit of unincorporated land […]

Snow Park Public Art Finalists

The lakefront block of 20th Street will be converted to a pedestrian promenade. Wowhaus are finalists in the public art component of an ambitious restructuring of Snow Park and the surrounding waterfront of Lake Merritt in the City of Oakland. Once again, we’re thrilled at the opportunity to contribute to the geography of public life, […]