Resources and links

Video resources.

Drone tour of the interiors- May 9th, 2022 by Space Monkey films

Historical Tour of the house

 Nov. 18, 2021 filmed and posted by  Marcus E. Curtis - Victorian Depot.

Tour by Patty Donald -President of the Victorian Preservation Center of Oakland- Cohen Bray house.  Great Grand daughter of Emma and Alfred Cohen

 

Jan 23, 2012 Patty Reidenbach and Kirk Peterson

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XmG4-BjiNoE 

PROPERTY: 
Cohen Bray House:  https://localwiki.org/oakland/Cohen-Bray_House
Oak Tree Farm estate:  https://localwiki.org/oakland/Oak_Tree_Farm_Tract  
Designated Landmark is listed as Alfred H. Cohen House - http://www2.oaklandnet.com/government/o/PBN/OurServices/Historic/DOWD009012

PRESS:
 May 5th 2004 East Bay Express article: https://www.eastbayexpress.com/oakland/best-gawk-at-the-pastremember-thou-shalt-not-covet-old-money/Content?oid=1073849

 

August 15th 2016 Anna Lee Allen Interview with Barbara Cohen Donald about Anglo Japanese book  and up and coming events. East Bay Times article: https://www.eastbaytimes.com/2008/11/28/historic-cohen-bray-house-revealed/ 
 

SF Gate article: interview with Ken Sr. Helen and Chris https://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/LIVING-WITH-THE-PAST-The-heirs-to-an-Oakland-2944907.php  

ARCHITECTURE & FURNISHINGS:
Photos: https://annawu.com/blog/2018/08/cohen-bray/  

https://www.ruffledblog.com/victorian-tea-bridal-shower-inspiration/ 
http://www.foundsf.org/index.php?title=Victorian_Order_and_the_Look_of_Urbanity


 
https://www.dunnedwards.com/colors/specs/posts/then-now-and-forever-r-the-victorian-era-color-collection  Never painted our house or asked to be included but nice anyway.
http://www.thepeacockroom.blogspot.com/2008/ 

Links us to 2006 website, so not updated recently.

 

LOCAL HISTORY RESOURCES:
Oakland Heritage Alliance:  http://www.oaklandheritage.org/
https://www.kqed.org/news/11745239/how-have-a-bunch-of-19th-century-victorians-survived-in-downtown-oakland?sfns=mo.  
Bay Area Historic House Museums:  http://www.bahhm.org/east-bay/east-bay-bayside/cohen-bray-house/