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The Whitaker House is a lovely Victorian at 2302 - 17th Avenue. According to, 1 it was built in 1885 for Elijah and Margaret Whitaker. Pacific Union realtors says the architect was Charles Mau. 2

A 1926 classified ad suggests that by May of that year it had been divided into apartments. 3

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Links and References

  1. 2302 - 17th Avenue on
  2. 2302 - 17th Avenue on Pacific Union
  3. classified ad Oakland Tribune May 22, 1926
  4. Elegant Queen Ann Victorian highlights fall home tour by Annalee Allen Oakland Tribune October 14, 2007