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The Dunn Block (1878-1879) extends from 721-725 Washington Street, Oakland, California. It was constructed by builders Haskell & Smilie and designed by William Stokes. 3 This block and the neighboring 715-719 Washington Street feature 19th century storefronts. The ground floor is currently home to the Bookmark Bookstore.

On November 9, 1982 the Dunn Block was designated an Oakland Landmark, #LM 82-264.

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The building has a "ghost sign" for MJB Coffee on the south side.

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Links and References

  1. Illustrated Directory of Oakland (p.16)
  2. ohrphoto.dpoa7.005 Oakland History Center, Oakland Public Library
  3. Dunn Block Oakland Tribune March 10, 1879