Oakland Street Palms

Oaklandpalms

An Oakland landmark: A long line of palms running north along 9th Avenue from East 24th Street (I’ve never felt totally comfortable in cities that let numbered streets cross). I have no idea who planted the trees, when, or why exactly, since you don’t see many palms planted along residential streets. Since 9th Avenue is near the top of a ridge, you can see the trees for miles. Took the picture Friday on my way back to Berkeley from running an errand out to Kate’s school.

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