Church of Soul

1550 5th Street
Oakland, CA, 94607
Phone: 510-655-5000

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Old school directions

Parking:

  • 2-hr. street parking weekdays 8a-6p (otherwise unlimited)
  • Street cleaning on Sat/Sun in some places, 12:30–3:30pm
  • West Oakland BART station parking lot (1 block away, see below)

 

Car: from North  (Berkeley, Albany, El Cerrito)

  • Take I-80 WEST / I-580 EAST (going south)
  • Take I-880 SOUTH toward “Alameda / San Jose” (Take 2nd exit.)
  • 2nd EXIT: “Broadway/Alameda”  (Then take immediate L. at end of ramp)
  • LEFT onto 5th St  (right at the end of the off ramp)
  • Go 4 blocks to NW corner of 5th & Henry. – on the right.
  • 1550 5th St. big house with plants all round.  Front door on 5th St.

 

Car: from San Francisco

  • Cross the Bay Bridge
  • right lane to take I-880 SOUTH toward “Airport / Alameda / San Jose”
  • 2nd 2 2nd EXIT: “Broadway/Alameda” (Then take immediate L. at end of off ramp)
  • LEFT onto 5th St (right at the end of the off ramp)
  • Go 4 blocks to NW corner of 5th & Henry.– on the right.
  • 1550 5th St. big house on corner with plants all round.  Front door on 5th St.

 

Car: from Northeast (Walnut Creek) or I-580 West

  • Get to the CA-24 / I-580 / I-980 intersection
  • Continue on I-980 WEST toward “Downtown Oakland / I-880”
  • EXIT:“12th St”
  • Cross 12th St. and continue straight onto Brush St
  • RIGHT RIGHT onto 7th St
  • Go almost a mile – 1 block past the BART station.
  • LEFT onto Henry St.
  • Go one block to NW corner of 5th & Henry – on the right (there is no 6th St.).
  • 1550 5th St. big house on the corner with plants all round.  Front door on 5th St.

 

Car: from South (Oakland Airport, Fremont, San Jose)

  • Take I-880 NORTH
  • EXIT:“Market/Harbor Term”
  • Straight for ½ mile. Turns into 5th St. another ½ mile to Henry St. – 1 block past BART
  • Cross Henry.First house on the right. NW corner of 5th & Henry.
  • 1550 5th St. big house with plants all round.  Front door on 5th St.

 

AC Transit

#13 Oakland Army Base – Lakeshore Ave.

#62 Wood St. – Fruitvale BART – Alameda

#82 West Oakland – Hayward BART

  • Get off at West Oakland BART Station and follow directions from BART (below)

 

BART: West Oakland BART Station

  • Exit left side of station as you walk out the ticket booth
  • Walk diagonally across the parking lot to the corner of 5th St & Chester (there’s a bright blue house on the corner)
  • Turn onto 5th St. and walk 1 block to Henry St.
  • Cross Henry St., and we’re the first house on the right (the NW corner of 5th & Henry)
  • The front door is on 5th St.