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Dietz Opera House

Webster St & 12th St
Oakland CA

Demolished 1911
Record #25731  
 Opened: 1873
 Closed: 1905
 Demolished: 1911
Architectural Style(s):
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As: Brayton Hall, Peoples

Information for this tour was contributed by Jack Tillmany.

Dietz Opera House (officially Oakland's first theatre) was located on the NE corner of Webster & Central (Central became 12th St.) Opened September 1873; formerly had been University of California Brayton Hall; renamed People's (#2) 12 September 1902. Last Year of Operation 1905; burned 1911.


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