Hillcrest Investment Group
241 29th Street
Oakland, CA  94611

Welcome to our apartment building.  

Hillcrest Investment Group, commonly referred to as Hillcrest Apartments, is an Art Deco style apartment building constructed in 1926.  It was acquired by the current owners in 1984.

This is a three story wood frame structure with a stucco exterior.  It is an 18-unit building, consisting of 15 1-bedroom and 3 studio apartments.  The basement level contains six individual garages and 4 outdoor parking spaces and laundry facilities.  Recently an innovative indoor bicycle rack was installed to maximize bicycle storage.

At the time of purchase, extensive remodeling was completed, including new interior wallboard and ceilings with R-C channel for sound proofing, new copper plumbing, complete re-wiring and installation of energy-efficient light fixtures, new cabinetry and kitchen/bathroom fixtures.  The majority of original mosaic tile bathroom floors were in excellent condition at the time and have since been maintained.

During the Loma Prieta Earthquake in 1989, this building performed very well.  No repairs were needed after that event.  Since then, plywood sheathing was added to the roof when the roof was redone in 2002.

This is a non-smoking building.

Location Benefits

Convenient access to freeways (580, 980, 880, 24 & 80) and multiple transit options, including 11 min. walk to the Trans Bay (non-stop) bus to San Francisco.  Visit 511.org to plan a transit trip.

Walking distance to Lake Merritt, known as the Jewel of Oakland.  Just opened is the Lake Chalet Seafood Bar & Grill in the former Lake Merritt Boat House.

Oakland Grand Lake Farmer's Market on Saturdays:  "...widely acclaimed as the best farmer's market in the East Bay."

Short distance to vibrant Piedmont Avenue and many interesting places to shop and eat.  I walk to Piedmont Avenue almost every day for lunch.  I love the deli at Piedmont Grocery.  Did you know they have been in the neighborhood for 107 years?!

Walking distance to the new Oakland Whole Foods Market

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