10.25 in HIGH x 13.5 in WIDE
(26.03 cm HIGH x 34.29 cm WIDE)
The Oakland Tribune Collection, the Oakland Museum of California. Gift of ANG Newspapers

Tribune caption on the back, Feb. 2, 1939- "Here, outlined by the artist's dotted lines, is the shape of the new traffic islands being built at the Embarcadero at the end of Lake Merritt. A brick walk will divide the center strip, which will itself separate traffic east and west. Eastbound machines will take the lane to the right, shown by arrows, while downtown traffic will move in the left lane. The park between the two one-way streets will be planted in lawns, pleached Oriental sycamore or plane trees and flowers, to give an effect similar to that of the area around the Campanile on the U.C. campus.- Tribune photo." Photo shows cars driving around the El Embarcadero at the tip of Lake Merritt. Dotted lines and arrows are drawn on the photograph to indicate the changes that were going to be made. In the background are cars driving down Lakeshore. There is also a small grocery store with a sign for "American Ice Cream." Next door is a gas station. Then Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church when it was also a school.

Used: Oakland Tribune

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