Lake Merritt, Oakland

Part of walk dedicated to Leon Olson
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Part of walk dedicated to Leon Olson


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Lake with Kaiser Center on left
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Lake with Kaiser Center on left


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The lake is a pleasant place to walk
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The lake is a pleasant place to walk


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Welcome sign at the marina
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Welcome sign at the marina


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New construction across from the lake
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New construction across from the lake


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Sign of the gentrification of Oakland
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Sign of the gentrification of Oakland


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A tangle of plants at the western bend
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A tangle of plants at the western bend


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A pleasant dock used only by birds
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A pleasant dock used only by birds


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The lake is home to Fairyland
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The lake is home to Fairyland


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Mussels provide food for gulls
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Mussels provide food for gulls


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Canadian geese populate the hills
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Canadian geese populate the hills


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People walk dogs too
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People walk dogs too


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Buildings reflected on rippled water
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Buildings reflected on rippled water


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Sunshine encourages some to nap
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Sunshine encourages some to nap


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Gulls strut and pose upon a stage
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Gulls strut and pose upon a stage


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Large gazebo just off lake's edge
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Large gazebo just off lake's edge


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Where else could one canoe around a fountain?
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Where else could one canoe around a fountain?


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Jogging path winds past capacious parking lot
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Jogging path winds past capacious parking lot


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The lake supports a boating club
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The lake supports a boating club


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Canoes and pedal-boats for rent
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Canoes and pedal-boats for rent


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Barrier protects bird from boaters
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Barrier protects bird from boaters


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An aviary that contains only pigeons
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An aviary that contains only pigeons


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Protected area with pond for birds
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Protected area with pond for birds


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A totem pole
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A totem pole


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Young boy throws crumbs to birds
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Young boy throws crumbs to birds


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Some ducks dive for crumbs
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Some ducks dive for crumbs


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Swings in a well maintained playground
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Swings in a well maintained playground


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A place to swing from rings
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A place to swing from rings


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Porticos line the east end of the lake
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Porticos line the east end of the lake


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Mary and Andrew and John 1986 restoration
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Mary and Andrew and John 1986 restoration


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Ah, to jog, stroll and nap westward
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Ah, to jog, stroll and nap westward


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Ducks and coots dot the water
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Ducks and coots dot the water


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A fine place to walk and sip coffee
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A fine place to walk and sip coffee


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Young man with bicycle sits and contemplates
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Young man with bicycle sits and contemplates


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Grand Lake Theatre can be seen from the lake shore
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Grand Lake Theatre can be seen from the lake shore


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Classic lamps and little bulbs line the walk
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Classic lamps and little bulbs line the walk


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Tall buildings and ordinary homes counterpoint
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Tall buildings and ordinary homes counterpoint


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Old trees shade the shore
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Old trees shade the shore


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A bicyclist pauses
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A bicyclist pauses


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Punting on the lake
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Punting on the lake


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Sign works hard to prevent litter
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Sign works hard to prevent litter


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Classy apartments near the lake shore
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Classy apartments near the lake shore


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Learning to canoe before an audience
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Learning to canoe before an audience


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Man shows size of fish he didn't catch
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Man shows size of fish he didn't catch


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Segway tours along the lake shore
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Segway tours along the lake shore


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Lawn in distance just past roadway
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Lawn in distance just past roadway


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Sailboat rental hugs the far shore
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Sailboat rental hugs the far shore


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The road to 12th or 14th streets
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The road to 12th or 14th streets


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Abandoned tunnel under road
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Abandoned tunnel under road


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A place to read away from the city
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A place to read away from the city


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A mid-day lunch break
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A mid-day lunch break


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New construction on the lake's shore
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New construction on the lake's shore


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Old mansion graces the lake shore
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Old mansion graces the lake shore


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