Title:Focus on old Oakland, 1973-1983
Creator/Contributor:Nagler, Richard, creator, photographer.
Street scenes taken in downtown Oakland, documenting residents, buildings, signs, etc., with emphasis on the age of details
of the neighborhood that contrast with contemporary development.
1. Hudson, Tenth and Broadway, 1980 -- 2. Beach Boys, Tenth and Washington, 1981 -- 3. Man framed in a window, Clay and Tenth,
1978 -- 4. Liquid Wall, Eighth and Washington, 1973 -- 5. Bail bonds, Washington and Eighth, 1979 -- 6. Hotel La Salle, Washington
at Ninth, 1976 -- 7. Old man, old hotel, Washington at Ninth, 1977 -- 8. Why, Seventh at Washington, 1977 -- 9. Time, Fourteenth
and Jefferson, 1977 -- 10. Space man, Ninth near Washington, 1983
Urban renewal -- California -- Oakland
Oakland (Calif.) -- Photographs
photographs by Richard Nagler.
Title, statement of responsibility and publisher's name printed on front cover of portfolio.
From artist's text, inside cover flap of portfolio: After moving to the Bay Area from Northern California in 1973, I began
to document with regularity a five-block radius centered roughly around what has become known as Victorian Row. I have found
it to be an area full of history and rich in meaning. Somehow, miraculously, a neighborhood remained intact and unchanged
in the core of a major American city, while around it the forces of change and evolution pressed in upon the magnificent decayed
buildings and the inhabitants and transients of this community. Within these streets I could observe, simultaneously, clues
to the city's past and hints to its future.
Focus on old Oakland, 1973-1983, BANC PIC 2018.080, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase ; from Andover Street Archive; 2018.
10 photographs in 1 portfolio : photomechanical prints ; sheets 23 x 23 cm
BANC PIC 2018.080--PIC