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Oakland Civic Center Walking Tour
October 14, 2011 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFree
Hear how gifts from Mary Schenley, Andrew Carnegie, and Henry Phipps – and the dreams of a City parks director, real estate developer, and university chancellor – transformed Oakland into a world-famous center of culture, education, and recreation. In the development of Oakland in the late 1890s and early 1900s, Pittsburgh put “City Beautiful” principles into practice.