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!

Upcoming Events

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.

Ambassador Hours: Mon 7am-3:40pm, Tues-Sat 7am-9:10pm, first Fri & Sat 7am-11:10pm, Sun 8am-4:40pm

the Jack London Improvement District

The Jack London Improvement District is a non-profit organization at work 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, come to an event, or find out more about us by clicking below.

District News

We are Celebrating 5 Years of Service in Jack London!

Download our 2018 Impact Report below.

Stakeholders, We want your Feedback!

Can you spare 5 minutes of your time and feedback to help the District optimize programs and services?


The District is seeking bids from qualified firms for the fabrication and installment of 20 custom trash cans that are part of the Historic Waterfront Warehouse District signage project. Please click here for concept drawings if you are interested and send us a brief email for detailed shop drawings at info@jacklondonoakland.org.

Now Hosting @ 333 Broadway

La Santa Torta

La Santa Torta

M - F 11am - 4pm

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