Greek Orthodox Church of the Assumption

9th and Castro Sts., Oakland, California

Photos 

Historic American Buildings Survey Pete Asano, Photographer May 31, 1978 NORTHEAST (SIDE) AND NORTHWEST (FRONT) ELEVATIONS

Photo taken for the Historic American Buildings Survey

Map 

Street View 

Description 

The Greek Orthodox Church of the Assumption, built 1920, served as the religious and cultural center of Oakland's Greek community for forty years. The structure's classical Greek features reflect traditional Greek design elements. -- Historic American Buildings Survey

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 22, 1978
Reference number
78000651
Architectural style
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Beaux Arts
Areas of significance
Ethnic Heritage - European; Architecture; Social History
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Religious structure
Current function
Religious structure
Period of significance
1900-1924
Significant year
1920

Update Log 

  • January 4, 2017: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger
  • May 11, 2012: Imported photos from HABS/HAER

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