Around the Square

The FSE Blog

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The History of Jack London Square

The juxtaposition of the old and the new is part of what makes it such an interesting destination, drawing 3 million visitors every year.

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Getting to Lake Merritt BART from Fourth St East

The Lake Merritt BART station is just four blocks from your apartment at Fourth St. East.

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Favorite Local Shops near Jack London Square

From vintage shopping to urban wineries, some of our favorite local shops, small businesses, and restaurants around Jack London Square.

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Fave Bars & Restaurants near Jack London Square

From storied local haunts to cutting-edge cuisine, the bar and restaurant scene at Jack London Square has something for everyone.

A brightly-lit and modern bathroom with plank flooring, a large walk-in closet attached, a big mirror, and a double-faucet sink over a large counter area.

Our Luxury 3-Bedroom Apartments

A brightly-lit and modern bathroom with plank flooring, a large walk-in closet attached, a big mirror, and a double-faucet sink.

A chic and stylishly decorated apartment kitchen with kitchen island, bar stools, quartz countertops, and farmhouse sink. In the background is a stylish living room with large, sunny windows.

Two-Bedroom Apartment Features

Learn more about our luxury two-bedroom apartment features.

A produce vendor stands behind his stall stacked with varieties of fruit, including bananas, citrus, apples, and strawberries. He is at a farmers' market near Jack London Square.

Best Farmers' Markets Near Fourth Street East

Learn more about the best markets in the Jack London Square District near Fourth Street East.

A silhouette of a cyclist on a biking trail at sunset with the vibrant sky behind them.

Bay Trail Bike Routes Near Fourth Street East

Discover new parts of Oakland on Fourth Street East's favorite scenic Bay Trail biking routes.

An one-bedroom apartment living room in Fourth Street East in the Jack London Square district. There are large windows, natural light, high ceilings, and modern decor.

Floor Plan Feature: One-Bedrooms

Large windows, natural light, and smart home features — learn more about one of our one-bedroom apartment floor plans: The Webster.

A bike rack on the street of the Bay Area in California, focused on the closest bike with the rest of the image blurred. In the background, there is a cyclist with his helmet on locking up his bike.

The Fourth Street East Guide to Biking in Oakland

Our guide for Fourth Street East residents will get you orientated on all Oakland has to offer the cycling community.