The hidden yet lively Township Commons in Oakland is the waterfront park the town desperately needs

By Silas Valentino

A scarcity of waterfront parks was in mind when developers set out to build what is known as Brooklyn Basin. In the area just south of Jack London Square, developers are in the middle of a multi-year project that is reshaping 65 acres of bayside land to build 3,100 new housing units, with 465 set aside for affordable housing. And in the middle of this housing boom, they’ve also developed a waterfront park that is attracting folks of all strokes to Oakland’s shoreline.

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