Peralta Junction was a pop-up carnival in West Oakland that was held in 2012 on a triangular vacant lot bounded by Mandela Parkway, 20th Street, and Peralta Street, just south of West Grand Avenue.  The carnival's run began on October 3, 2012, and the final events were held on November 25, 2012 (events originally scheduled for November 29 and 30 were cancelled due to a forecast for heavy rain).  No future plans have yet been announced for the site.

Here is their website.

See pictures of and information about the art at Oakland Art Enthusiast.


Peralta junction (by mk30)Fence art mural by irot, che, pyc and STM (photo by mk30)

The lot when it's not Peralta Junction... closed up.

But there are still murals on the side of it (including the "Gentrification is not Sustainable" mural which gets its own page):

Note Burning Man hate in the upper right. photo by mk30photo by mk30TDK. photo by mk30