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One of the reasons people like to live in urban environments is to be near the action. Jack London Square has all the action you'll want. This waterfront neighborhood with tons of history is undergoing a huge renaissance, with many new condo and loft developments adding to the urban skyline.
Jack London Square is a destination dining neighborhood, with new venues opening all the time. Try the Chop Bar for New American food and drink in a warehouse-style setting, or sit by the waterfront at Bocanova and enjoy Pan-American Latin-influenced cuisine. In the mornings, get your coffee at the original Blue Bottle, and grab a bagel at Authentic Bagel Company – thought by many to be the best in the Bay. Or head to the Fat Lady for brunch served up in a fun retro-kitsch Barbary Coast atmosphere. There are even two vegan restaurants in the neighborhood: Souley Vegan, a local favorite for its meat-and-dairy-free take on soul food, and the more upscale Encuentro, where organic local wine pairs with vegan and vegetarian plates.
For nightlife, head to Yoshi’s for live jazz and elegantly-plated Japanese dining. Or step back in time and into Heinhold’s First and Last Chance Saloon, a tiny shack of a bar where Jack London himself used to drink. The bar’s slanted floors prove it survived the 1906 earthquake, and you’re sure to make new friends due to the cozy square footage. Local brewery Beer Revolution’s outdoor patio is a great place to relax with a group of friends. Or check out the recently-opened Plank, an indoor/outdoor restaurant and bar with a bowling alley, bocce ball courts, and billiards.
Living in a condo at Jack London Square means you can walk to the weekly farmer’s market, as well as local craft fairs and festivals. Walk or bike on the paths along the estuary. Rent a kayak or a boat slip! You’re close to downtown Oakland, Uptown Oakland, Chinatown, and Alameda, and you’re well-situated for commuting to either San Francisco or Silicon Valley.
It’s a dynamic time to make Jack London Square your home, and the good thing is, you’ve got choices. If you want a sleek and modern high rise, try the Ellington: its floor-to-ceiling windows offer stunning views of San Francisco, the Bay Bridge, urban Oakland, and the East Bay hills. The Ellington also features an outdoor pool and spa, a gym, a resident lounge, and concierge services. Views also abound from the windows of The Bond, a modern building that draws inspiration from the boutique hotels of New York, as well as London’s Bond Street. Find all the amenities you crave here: a 4000 square foot private dog park, full concierge services, fitness and business centers, even an electric car charging station! If you’re looking for something a bit more affordable, the contemporary Portabello is right on the Oakland Estuary, and features a great outdoor space with a pool, a hot tub, a large lawn, and even tennis courts!
There are several other condos and lofts in this area as well. Check out 288 Third, the Tower Lofts, and the Portico Lofts, to name just a few. You'll find all the options for living in Jack London Square on our Downtown Oakland area page.
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Oakland has more than 50 distinct neighborhoods and is home to several major corporations. With beautiful views of San Francisco and the Bay, Oakland provides an attractive alternative to higher home prices in San Francisco by offering many affordable condos, townhomes, and lofts. Upscale restaurants, many shopping areas, entertainment, and plenty of nightlife are an added plus to living in Oakland.
Oakland, one of the fastest growing cities in the nation, is rich in history, and with a host of new restaurants, clubs, and venues springing up in the Downtown area, you'll want to be a part of this fascinating way of life. With prices to suit your needs, you're sure to find your dream home in one of the many well-maintained condo neighborhoods.
Jack London Square, in Oakland, is the perfect setting for The Ellington and its luxurious living. Residences from 2-story penthouses to one-bedrooms have high ceilings and boast floor-to-ceiling windows. Central heating and air, granite countertops and balconies or patios complement units. Concierge services, a fitness center, and a heated outdoor pool and spa complete the first class amenities.
Some of Oakland's finest dining lies along the waterfront and a weekly farmers market ...
Live on the waterfront at Portobello! A contemporary condominium complex, Portobello is situated in Oakland's Jack London Square, right on the Oakland Estuary. Featuring great outdoor space with a pool and hot tub, large patio and lawn, and professional landscaping, Portobello is also rich in amenities: gym, hot tub, saunas, tennis courts, meeting room, parking, and night-time security.
Walk to all Jack London Square has to offer including restaurants, bars, cafes, movie theater, ...
Situated in the heart of Oakland's Jack London Square, 288 Third Street offers loft-style urban luxury. Built in 2006, the units in this six-story building feature clean, modern lines; gleaming hardwoods; and industrial concrete finishes. Over-sized windows let in an abundance of natural light. Kitchens boast high-end finishes including granite and stainless steel.
For outdoor lovers, 288 Third Street features a rooftop garden complete with a community kitchen, perfect for sunset ...
The 94607 zipcode encompasses approximately half of Downtown Oakland and the famed Jack London Square. Some of the newer highrises are in this zipcode, including The Bond and The Ellington. You'll find some true lofts here, like the Portico Lofts, with soaring ceiling heights ...
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Last Updated: 2023-12-02