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Barcelona Apartments is a building formerly located at 3529 Emerson St. near St. Margaret Mary Church. The building was where I-580 now runs.

It was built by D.H. McCorkle in 1929. When constructed, it featured Marshall and Stearns wall beds, and Electro-Kold refrigeration. 1

1950 Sanborn excerpt

When the MacArthur Freeway was constructed, the entire building was moved to a new location a block away at 3629 - 13th Avenue.

1963 Oakland Tribune ad

Links and References

  1. Barcelona Apartments by M'Corkle Oakland Tribune March 31, 1929