- Current Prices:$399,000 to $685,000
- Closed Prices:$190,000 to $910,000
- Median Sale Price:$462,500
- Average $ per sq ft:$593
- Association Fee Ranges:$0 to $444.32,$224 to $548/mo
- Type:Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single Family Home
- Age:1896 to 2008
- Sq. Ft.:325 to 1,872Sq. Ft.
- Bedrooms:0 to 5Bedrooms
- Bathrooms:1 to 3Bathrooms
- Lot Sizes:less than 1/8 - 5+ acres
This community has numerous amenities available for residents to enjoy.
Chinatown offers a wide array of housing designs suitable for any buyer.
Where to Live
Chinatown is mostly made up of apartment buildings with renters making up the majority of the population in Chinatown, but there are a few homeowners living in single-family homes scattered throughout the area. People like living in Chinatown because it offers affordable housing and provides easy commutes to San Francisco. The area towards the west end of Chinatown is prime for renters as the apartments are newer than in the rest of Chinatown. This section of the neighborhood is also closer to the Pacific Renaissance Plaza as well as more modern shops and daily conveniences.
Where to Eat
For Cambodian food try family-owned and operated Phnom Penh House at 251 8th Street. Since 1986, this restaurant has delighted residents and visitors to Chinatown with its authentic cuisine. Another local favorite is an independently owned Filipino restaurant located on Broadway, which serves hearty pulled pork sandwiches. If you're craving something savory, stop in at one of the restaurants along 13th Street for burgers, fries, locally brewed beers, and homemade shakes as well as other traditional American fare.
What You'll See
Walking Around Expect to See In Oakland Chinatown Walking around you will see, mostly folks of Pan Asian ethnicity walking about the neighborhood. The sidewalks are spacious and wide, which is a feature lacking in other Chinatown neighborhoods across the United States. There are also a lot of small outdoor bazaars or markets where you can shop and browse local items and handcrafted products.
Friday Night Fun
Friday night is the start of the weekend and a time for fun. You can visit a hookah bar on 14th Avenue or a tiki bar on 14th Street for tropical drinks and delicious food. Enjoy dinner or late-night snack at one of the many Chinatown restaurants that stay open late.
The Perfect Sunday
Start your Sunday in Chinatown with a traditional Chinese breakfast. Try one of the restaurants serving brunch on 11th Street or 10th Street. Afterwards, wander the streets and enjoy the sights and smells of this authentic Chinatown. If you are in the market for Pan-Asian cultural items, shop at one of the small stores or open-air markets in the area that fill the streets.
Little tourism • Lack of traffic • Close to Jack London Square.
Locals Don't Love
Zoning laws • Traffic congestion.
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