Located just north of the West Oakland area, Longfellow is nestled in between Temescal Creek to the north and 36th Street/Interstate 580 to the south. Longfellow is blocks to Emeryville shopping and delicious resteraunts such as Miyozin and Arizmendi Pizza. Getting to Emeryville Market Takeout is easy.
Linden Park and Joseph Emery Skate Spot are just blocks away. The Longfellow neighborhood features a variety of real estate architecture; modern and old world style multi-family homes and single family homes. Although this neighborhood is primarily residential, the easy access to highways, a BART Station and bus stations provides plenty of options to explore everything Oakland has to offer.
One of the most unique landmarks of Longfellow is the Oakland Military Academy, which sits at the heart of the neighborhood. This academy provides a seven-year college preparatory program which begins at 6th grade all the way to high school graduation. Since the Oakland Military Academy is not a boarding school, parents who have a strong desire for their kids to attend this amazing charter school will love calling the Longfellow neighborhood home.
Getting to West Berkeley Bowl is easy ride down San Pablo and North Side Supermarket is one of the few stores within the Longfellow neighborhood, but stands out as an amazing locally-owned grocery shop. Customers love the incredible selection of meat, deli selections, beer, wine, produce, and pantry items. The store also provides household items such as laundry detergent, cleaning products, and a variety of beverages. Whether hosting friends for a cookout, or just need to restock the pantry and fridge, North Side Supermarket has is within easy reach of most Longfellow residents.
Commuters have plenty of reasons to love living in Longfellow. MacArthur Station sits along the eastern border of the neighborhood, and is less than a mile walk from most Longfellow homes. Downtown Oakland is just a 6-minute ride from MacArthur Station, while Google Headquarters is less than 30 minutes away. For those who need to commute north, Downtown Berkley is just a 5-minute train ride, which makes it easy to ride to/from UC Berkeley. The close proximity to Interstate 580 offers a straightforward drive to the Bay Bridge.