Welcome to Oakland's Historic Waterfront Community
We are Oakland's original neighborhood! A mixed-use working waterfront with exciting places to eat, drink and explore. Come for a bite to eat, a jaunt on Jack London Square, to catch the Ferry or the train, or to explore our historic districts and murals.
Explore the District
Where to eat, where to drink, cool spots and more... all right here, waiting to be discovered. Take a virtual tour and poke around with our interactive map to see what's here!
The 25th annual Earth Day is Saturday April 20, 2019! Volunteer on Earth Day, Oakland’s largest annual volunteer cleaning and greening event! Groups and individuals of all ages and abilities are invited to join cleaning and greening projects at approximately 100 creek, park, and neighborhood sites throughout Oakland.
The Oakland Chamber of Commerce is hosting their next popular #OAKPROUD Happy Hour event in our District! Come mingle with the Oakland business community and check out Fourth Street East, Jack London’s newest residents. Friday, April 25th from 5:30pm - 7:30pm at 155 Fourth Street.
Power up your small business with special programming from the Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce. The next workshop, Naked & Afraid: Surviving in an Insecure Cyberworld, will be held on Wednesday, May 15th from 12 noon – 1 pm at the new Chamber offices.
Ambassador Assistance hotline
510 363 0989
Need a safety escort or want to report graffiti, dumping or other immediate concerns in the District? Call or text the hotline.
the Jack London Improvement District
We are a non-profit organization that works to create, promote and maintain an inviting environment for people who visit, live and work in the Jack London District. We are always looking to make connections, hear suggestions, and strengthen our community, so please get in touch with us, come to an event, or find out more about us by clicking below.