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The Sierra Apartments are at 1502 Alice Street. The building was constructed in 1912 by Sommarstrom Brothers, and designed by Clay N. Burrell.

In 1920, Mr. and Mrs. Clausen sold the building to Emil Westerberg of Fresno. 2

Residents were forced to flee into the night and the building was damaged by a fire in 1958. The source was thought to be arson. 3

1912 1

Links and References

  1. $26,000 Apartment House Being Built On Alice Oakland Tribune January 26, 1912
  2. Fresno Man Invests in Oakland Property Oakland Tribune November 14, 1912
  3. 45 Escape Two Downtown Blazes; Firebug Hunted Oakland Tribune February 14, 1958