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

5000 Piedmont Ave., Oakland, CA
Mountain View Cemetery at the end of Piedmont Avenue.
Gates open W, Sa only, 8-dusk (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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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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