The Oaks Theatre, once a central hubbub of Solano Avenue, is one of several properties owned by developer and realtor John Gordon.
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Community effort may see Berkeley’s Oaks Theatre reopen with Bakesale Betty on board
The Oaks Theatre at 1875 Solano Ave. has been empty for several years. New plans may see it reopen if a deal can be reached. Photo: Ian Ransley The Oaks Theatre at 1875 Solano Ave. has been empty for several years. New plans may see it reopen if a deal can be reached. Photo: Ian Ransley By Gill […]
Shop Talk: The ins and outs of Berkeley businesses
Bookish Bookstore on Euclid has shut its doors but its owner plans to make it a mobile business. Photo: Bookish Bookish Bookstore on Euclid has shut its doors but its owner plans to make it a mobile business. Photo: Bookish BOOKISH REINVENTION Bookish, that small, stylish bookstore at 1816 Euclid Ave., has shut its doors after just one […]
Solano Avenue: The pressure is on for North Berkeley shopping district to up its game
The Oaks Theater on Solano Avenue, photographed in September 2014. The Oaks was for decades an anchor tenant for the avenue, but it has sat empty for nearly five years. Photo: Mary Flaherty By Gill South When French-style bakery La Farine abruptly closed up shop on Berkeley’s Solano Avenue this summer, there was an outcry from […]
New paint on Berkeley Oaks Theatre: What does it mean?
The Oaks Theatre in North Berkeley has been painted recently, but its reopening remains uncertain. Photo: Mary Flaherty We’ve heard from some curious readers asking about the new paint job underway in North Berkeley on the façade of the Oaks Theatre, as well as the building it is part of, so Berkeleyside checked in with property owner […]
Federal letter may make Berkeley Patients Group relocate
Berkeley Patients Group on San Pablo Avenue: may be forced to move. Photos: Frances Dinkelspiel The owner of the building that houses the Berkeley Patients Group has put it up for sale, further fueling whispers that the federal government sent a letter ordering the cannabis dispensary to shut down. Gordon Commerical Real Estate is listing […]