1915 architect's drawing 2

The Second Church of Christ, Scientist at 476 - 34th Street was constructed in 1915, for an estimated $70,000. 1

William Arthur Newman designed the building. It was to have a $7,500 organ installed. 2

Designated an Oakland Landmark on February 24, 1981.

The building has been home to the Parks Chapel AME Church since c.1969.

Links and References

  1. Permit Is Issued For $70,000 Church Oakland Tribune January 17, 1915
  2. Two Great Edifices Oakland Tribune May 16, 1915
  3. Second Church of Christ, Scientist Western Architect and Engineer January 1917