1906 earthquake shack in Oakland?

02/19/21 - posted by Daniel - atonaldenim<at>gmail.com

A few years ago I lived in a redwood shack in the backyard of 3805 Clarke St, Oakland. I heard from the neighbors that it was built as temporary housing in Golden Gate Park after the 1906 earthquake, and later moved to Oakland. But I didn't realize until coming across this site today, how few of these shacks are known to exist! And none listed in Oakland.

It was set up like a duplex, with perhaps two shacks and some additional construction joining them together in a U shape (each side a separate apartment).

Here's a photo of the shack from the time I lived there:
https://www.instagram.com/p/d5JzDRKoss/

They don't look exactly like the other shacks on this site, but perhaps received some improvements over the years?

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