Artist: Pam Consear with Lara Tribe Jones
Location: Club 2101, 2101 Macarthur Blvd
Date Painted: 2015
Date Photographed: 2015
Description: Rear of postcard. The back of the postcard says “Dear Bay Area, Have you heard about Oaktoberfest in the Dimond? Join us the first Saturday in October as we toast our vibrant community. Cheers! Your neighbors.” The postcard is addressed to “Our friends in Oakland and Beyond, CA.” In the upper left of the backside of the postcard, there is a little note that says “Dimond District, Oakland. In the early 1900s this area was a German enclave with several popular beer gardens. Oaktoberfest is a modern tribute to that history.”
Notes: More information at https://oaklandwiki.org/Where_Neighbors_Meet_Mural
This mural is one of a series of three murals created in 2015 to highlight features of the neighborhood. The mural was commissioned by the City of Oakland District 4 Graffiti Abatement Program with support from the Dimond Improvement Association and the Dimond Business and Professional Association. Panel Installation by H & X Builders and Peter Slapar.
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