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NB: The El Cortez name was used both for the building on 38th St. and a smaller one at 176 Athol.

El Cortez Apartments are a large building at 349 - 38th Street at Manila, constructed in 1930. The building was designed by Chester Treichel for owner-builder N.E. Rockwell.

When constructed, the apartments included hardware from Markus Hardware, and Marshall and Stearns wall beds.

The 1950 Sanborn shows it having 18 apartments.

1950 Sanborn excerpt

Links and References

  1. New El Cortez Apartments Ready For View Oakland Tribune June 22, 1930