SPUR Oakland Open House

9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
| Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Illustration by Douglas Wittnebel




THANK YOU to all who joined us for a successful grand opening of our new space in downtown Oakland.


See photos from the event:




SPUR Oakland Open House

took place on

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

1544 Broadway, Oakland


9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Meet and greet with Oakland Director Robert Ogilvie and SPUR policy staff

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Prototyping to Placemaking: Experiments, Experiences and Engagement*

1:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. What Makes You Hopeful About Oakland?: An Afternoon of Art, Design and Music

4 – 5 p.m. Happy Hour: A Toast to SPUR Oakland**


Thank you to TCA Architects for their donation of Blue Bottle coffee.


**Bites generously provided by Hugh Groman Catering

**Beverage service generously provided by 1544 Events



*Lunchtime Forum was free to SPUR members and backers of our SPUR Opens on Broadway campaign; $10 for all other attendees.

Other events were free.

Bike parking available at the bike shop at 18th & Broadway (it is free)
Closest BART stop: 19th Street, Oakland

Refund Policy

Individual ticket purchases. If you request a refund between 2 and 10 business days prior to the event, SPUR can issue a 25 percent refund. Requests for refunds received less than 2 days prior to an event cannot be accommodated.

Sponsorship payments will not be refunded, as sponsorship benefits take effect immediately and are on-going through the date of the event.


Auxiliary Services

If you are interested in participating in any SPUR meetings, seminars, conferences, programs and/or walking tours and require auxiliary aids or services for your disability (e.g., qualified interpreter, qualified reader, written materials, taped texts), please submit your request to SPUR at least five (5) business days in advance of the SPUR event by contacting the Public Programming team at publicprograms@spur.org or 415-781-8726 x132. SPUR will work with you in identifying effective auxiliary aids or services that it can provide. If you need to cancel your request, please notify SPUR at least two (2) business days in advance. SPUR reserves the right to deny specific requests for qualified interpreters or qualified readers to individuals who repeatedly submit requests for auxiliary aids/services and fail to cancel at least two (2) business days in advance.​

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