Oakland, California: Millionaire's Row

Oakland's historically wealthy dead like to rest in their opulent tombs along Millionaire's Row in Mountain View Cemetery. Look for several coffee magnates, a chocolate king, a Borax king, a captain of shipbuilding, and the man who provided the Golden Spike to connect the transcontinental railroad.

Mountain View Cemetery

Address:
5000 Piedmont Ave., Oakland, CA
Directions:
Mountain View Cemetery at the end of Piedmont Avenue.
Hours:
Gates open W, Sa only, 8-dusk (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
510-658-2588
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Millionaire's Row

Due to pandemic operational adjustments, the public is invited to visit only on Wednesday and Saturday, unless a relative is buried there.

[Farley Toothman, 09/20/2021]

Bechtel mausoleum.

Millionaire's Row

Millionaires Row.

[Matt, 02/03/2021]

This section of Oakland's sprawling Mountain View Cemetery offers eternal slumber for the stinking rich of yesteryear.


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