Homes For Sale in Zip Code 94602
Oakland's Zip Code 94602 is located in what might be called Oakland's "foothills". Most of these homes were built in the 1930's, and as such, have a the home town feel that comes with established neighborhoods. The prevalent home style is Spanish stucco, Bungalow, Mission, with some Tudor and Traditional mixed in. There are gentle winding tree lined streets, and pleasant front yards to be found. Many of the homes have handsome bay views. There are four prominent neighborhoods within the zip code. The Glenview and Oakmore neighborhoods are just off Park Blvd, and the Joaquin Miller/Woodminster, and Lincoln Highlands neighborhoods are just of Lincoln Boulevard.
Real Estate in Zip Code 94602
The Oakmore neighborhood is where I was born and spent most of my life. It is centered around the small shopping district on the south side of Sausal Creek canyon which is spanned by the Leimert Bridge. The old Key line trolley cars used the wide area at the base of Leimert Boulevard as a turnaround point. When I was young, there were two gas stations across from Rocky's Market, as well as a separate liquor store. For years, my family ran a moving company, Park-Tilden Movers, from the site of the office building on the corner of Clemens and Leimert. My first job was as a stockboy for Rocky's market and I have fond memories of the drugstore on the corner of Arden and Leimert. They had a 10 cent popcorn machine and a great supply of model airplanes and toys to fuel my childhood imagination. Today, the area is composed of numerous offices as well as pizza, an Aikido studio, hair salons, and other small businesses. There are many reasons to live within this zip code. The Glenview shopping district, though small, has many popular dining and shopping venues, and many residents will stop to have a cup of coffee or lunch before beginning their day. The Greek Orthodox Church and the Mormon Temple are area landmarks, as Joaquin Miller Park and the Woodminster summer theater offered there each year.
Centrally located between Highways 13 and 580, and just moments from Montclair village, this area is a very popular place to find your new home. This zip represents Oakland homes at their best.