Hays School in Montclair

In March of 1886, the Board of Supervisors created a new school district.  That took from portions of the Piedmont, Peralta, and Fruitvale districts and representing about 44 children. The new district was called the Hays district, in honor of the late Colonel John Coffee Hays.  The superintendent appointed the following residents of the area … Continue reading Hays School in Montclair

Oakmore Highland Model Homes

Breuner-Tribune Home June 1934 Display Homes of 1934 New homes at 1746 Leimert, 1808 Leimert and 1816 Leimert - Sept 1934   1746 Leimert, 1808 Leimert and 1816 Leimert Just a few of the homes in the Oakmore Highlands Neighborhood.   For more on Oakmore Highlands please see: Oakmore Highlands  

Havenscourt

Wickman Havens Real Estate Company opened Havenscourt in 1912.   Within the 170 acres  Havenscourt there are 21 miles of streets and sidewalks.¹ Two Schools, 17 Acres Playground, a Civic Center and train station The official entrance was at Havenscourt Blvd and East 14th Street where there was a a pergola and a gazebo. The Havenscourt station … Continue reading Havenscourt

Oakmore Highlands

Natural beauty abounds in the 150 acres of wooded, rolling hills that comprise the Oakmore District or Oakmore Highlands.  The Walter H. Leimert Company laid out the subdivision with wide paved streets and ample sidewalks.  See Oakmore Highland History The Leimert Bridge was designed in 1926, by George A. Posey, to safely accommodate vehicle traffic, Park … Continue reading Oakmore Highlands

College Pines

College Pines is located at the corner of  Broadway Terrace and Harbord Drive location(formally Edith), just past the Claremont Country Club.  The name of College Pines was chosen because of the close proximately to College of the Sisters of Holy Names, new High School.  The sales office was located at the corner of Broadway Terrace and Ostrander Road, as seen … Continue reading College Pines