History Lessons

by Dorothy Lazard

Early in this pandemic shutdown, a colleague with whom I only had casual conversations asked me what I thought future generations would make of this period in our history. The question caught me up short....see more

Sign up for upcoming online programming and watch recordings of presentations from our previous Online Lecture Series here.

2019 Partners in Preservation Awards

click here to view last year's winners! 

oakland, THE story of a city

Available through our OHA store , this book is a lively, widely recognized source for Oakland history.


Research your house's history, find out about landmarks, historic houses and local museums, and find links to preservation organizations and information! Click here for more information.