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The California Genealogical Society Library is in the historic Breuner Building on Broadway between West Grand Avenue and 22nd Avenue. From the building lobby take the elevator to the lower level. Walk through the elevator lobby door and carry on straight. The California Genealogical Society Library is on the left and the Mayflower Society Library is on the right.

Public Transportation

See Bay Area Transit Trip Planner for directions from where you are to 2201 Broadway.

Via BART: From San Francisco or South of Oakland: Take a Richmond or Antioch train. From North of Oakland: Take any train. Get off at 19th St. Oakland. Exit the station at 20th St. Walk 2 blocks east on Broadway past the Paramount Theatre to the Breuner Building.  The library is in the basement.

From the Peninsula: Take CalTrain or SAMTrans to Milbrae/SFO and take BART to 19th St. Oakland

From Marin County: Take Golden Gate Transit to El Cerrito BART Station and take BART to 19th St. Oakland.

From the East Bay: See AC Transit web site (actransit.org) for details or phone 510 891-4700 for help. Several bus lines serve the 19th Street BART/Uptown Transit Center. Two lines (numbers 51 and 59) stop at Grand and Broadway, just around the corner from the entrance to 2201 Broadway.

 

Driving Directions

From the East Bay (Livermore/Pleasanton) - Take 580 West to 980 (towards downtown Oakland). Exit at 27th Street/West Grand Ave. At traffic signal, continue straight onto Northgate Avenue. Turn left on West Grand. Turn right on Broadway. The library is in the Breuner Building on the right.

From the East Bay (Walnut Creek/Concord) - Take 24 West to 980 (towards downtown Oakland). Exit at 27th Street/West Grand Ave. At traffic signal, continue straight onto Northgate Avenue. Turn left on West Grand. Turn right on Broadway. The library is in the Breuner Building on the right.

From San Francisco and the Peninsula - Take 101 to the Bay Bridge, then 580 East (Hayward) to 980 (downtown Oakland). Exit at 14th/18th Streets. Turn left at 17th. Turn left at Broadway. The library is in the Breuner Building on the left side between 22nd and Grand Ave.

From the South Bay - Take 880 North to 980 (downtown Oakland). Exit at 17th/San Pablo. Turn right at 17th. Turn left at Broadway. The library is in the Breuner Building on the left side between 22nd and Grand Ave.

From Marin - Take Richmond/San Rafael Bridge to 580/80 (Berkeley) to 580 (Hayward) to 980 (downtown Oakland). Exit at 14/18th Streets. Turn left at 17th. Turn left at Broadway. The library is in the Breuner Building on the left side between 22nd and Grand Ave.

Parking

Douglas Parking Lot (on Valley between 22nd and Grand)
Often full in midday weekdays.Inquire at the lobby desk on Saturdays before paying.

From Broadway: Turn west on 22nd, then right on Valley. Turn left for the lot entrance.

From W. Grand: Turn south onto Valley, then right into the lot entrance. 

Telegraph Plaza Garage - (on Telegraph between 22nd and 21st)
From Broadway: Turn west on 22nd, then left on Telegraph. The entrance in the left.

From W. Grand: Turn South onto Telegraph. The entrance is on the left in the second block.

Handicapped parking: There are 2 spaces on 22nd Street (at Broadway).

Metered Street Parking is available but often full.

There are other parking facilities in the neighborhood that are farther from 2201 Broadway.