WHY’S THIS NEW UPTOWN COMPLEX GENERATING BIG BUZZ?

WHY’S THIS NEW UPTOWN COMPLEX GENERATING BIG BUZZ?

Thursday, May 15th, a throng of Oaklanders swarmed through the gates to a concrete lot by 23rd and Broadway for the official opening and ribbon-cutting of Hive Oakland, a densely and strategically developed block in Uptown that provides space for living, working, and community events.

The weather was hot and sticky, but the event was sweet as honey: refreshing iced teas and iced coffee, cookies with chocolate chips melting in the heat, the excited buzz of beautifully-dressed attendees, and speeches on economic inclusivity, sustainable development, and Oakland pride given by Mayor Jean Quan, Inner City Advisors’ Jose Corona, Councilmember Lynette Gibson McElhaney, and others.

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