The Oakland Dream 1924

This post was written by Form & Reform on January 30, 2009
Posted Under: History

Our house in North Oakland was built in 1925 just one year after this film. It’s nice to see the houses from then, all brand new, no trees and plenty of power lines. It would be fun to find that house today and do a before and after shot. Let me know if anyone reconizes the street. I can imagine my daughter Zolie in the last shot!


My wife pointed out that the address is right in the title of the movie……duh

Here’s a Google map showing the exact house in street view!

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If you go to and then type in the address and then utilize the “street view” feature once the map goes to the address you will see it is 3812 San Juan in Oakland. It appears the current owners made the front porch a room and the neighbors to the right appear to have taken a lot of stone off the front of their house.

Written By Cy Vierra on January 31st, 2009 @ 8:24 am
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