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Philanthropic Ventures Foundation

1222 Preservation Park Way

Oakland, CA 94612

 

telephone: (510) 645-1890

fax: (510) 645-1892

info@venturesfoundation.org

www.venturesfoundation.org

Staff

James Higa

Executive Director
jhiga@venturesfoundation.org

Bill Somerville

Founder
bsomerville@venturesfoundation.org

Dawn Hawk

Chief Operating Officer
dhawk@venturesfoundation.org

Sheryl Young

San Mateo County Program Director
syoung@venturesfoundation.org

Anita Kao

Program and Communications Associate
akao@venturesfoundation.org

Aly Quiroz-Perez

Program Associate
aperez@venturesfoundation.org

Directions

From San Francisco Airport

Take Route 101 North to San Francisco. Continue through San Francisco to the Bay Bridge (I-80 East). Take the Bay Bridge to the East Bay and follow signs to I-580 East. Follow I-580 to I-980 Downtown Oakland and take the 11th/12th Street exit. Turn left on 11th St. Go two blocks on 11th to Martin Luther King Jr. Way, turn left. Go two blocks to 13th St. and Martin Luther King Jr. Way. The Park entrance is at 13th Street on the left.

From San Francisco

Take the Bay Bridge (I-80) to the East Bay and follow signs to I-580 East. Follow I-580 to I-980 Downtown Oakland and take the 11th/12th Street exit. Turn left on 11th St. Go two blocks on 11th St. to Martin Luther King Jr. Way, turn left. Go two blocks to 13th St. and Martin Luther King Jr. Way. The Park entrance is at 13th Street on the left.

From Hayward, South Bay, San Jose and Palo Alto

Travel north on I-880 to the Broadway exit (Downtown Oakland). Turn left on 12th Street. Go three blocks to Martin Luther King Jr. Way, turn right. Travel one block to 13th Street. The Park entrance is at 13th Street on the left.

From Oakland Airport

When leaving the airport, follow the signs to Hegenberger Road to I-880 North. Travel north on I-880 to the Broadway exit (Downtown Oakland). Turn left on 12th Street. Go three blocks to Martin Luther King Jr. Way, turn right. Travel one block to 13th Street. The Park entrance is at 13th Street on the left.

From North Berkeley

Take I-80 West to I-580 and follow signs to I-980 (Downtown Oakland). Take the 11th/12th Street exit. Turn left on 11th St. Go two blocks on 11th St. to Martin Luther King Jr. Way, turn left. Go two blocks to 13th and Martin Luther King Jr. Way. The Park entrance is at 13th Street on the left.

From Contra Costa County

Take Hwy. 24 West to I-580 and follow signs to I-980 (Downtown Oakland). Take the 11th/12th Street exit. Turn left on 11th St. Go two blocks on 11th St. to Martin Luther King Jr. Way, turn left. Go two blocks to 13th St. and Martin Luther King Jr. Way. The Park entrance is at 13th Street on the left.

Public Transportation

Alameda County Transit

For AC Transit information, please call (510) 815-1717, or visit the AC Transit web site.

Bay Area Rapid Transit

PVF is just a few short blocks away from Downtown Oakland’s City Center Bart Station at 12th Street and Broadway. For BART information, please call (510) 465-2278, or visit the BART web site.

Parking

Center City West Garage is located across the street from the Park’s main entrance (13th Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Way). The garage’s main entrance is on Jefferson Street (1 block parallel to Martin Luther King Jr. Way ) between 12th and 14th Street.

Hours: Monday – Friday, 5:00 AM – 11:00 PM, Saturday, 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM