The 81st Avenue Library opened in 2011 after years of collaboration between the City, State and Oakland Unified School District. This LEED certified building serves as a joint public and school library for the surrounding community.
East Oakland Community Library
1021 81st Avenue, Oakland CA 94621
City of Oakland
Landscape Architecture Team
Bay Friendly Rater
12,434 sq ft
Grounds Open To Public?
Bay-Friendly Rated Landscape Score
Bay-Friendly Landscape Highlights
- Over 80% of construction and demolition diversion was diverted from the landfill
- Over 90% of plants require no, infrequent or occasional summer water
- Vegetated swales clean stormwater before it flows into the bay
- Light fixtures are full cutoff emitting no light above horizontal reducing light pollution