Historic Chapel of the Chimes was designed by the great California architect, Julia Morgan, in 1928 as an addition to…More the existing Oakland Memorial Columbarium. The building is considered one of the great examples of funerary architecture in the United States as well as one of the great examples of Bay Area architecture.
The facility has two on-site chapels, a columbarium, a crematory, and offers in-ground placement as well as scattering options.
John S. Towata Flowers 4420 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA94611 Located across the street from the Julia Morgan-designed Chapel of the Chimes, Towata Flowers has been in business for…More more than 25 years and has a second location in Alameda. Towata provides floral services for everything from weddings to funerals and delivers throughout the Oakland and Alameda area. Towata has a parking lot available for his clients.
Located across the street from the Chapel of the Chimes, Cougar Horse is the brainchild of brother-and-sister Oakland…More natives Reed and Dana Olsen. The shop showcases their hand-dyed T-shirts, tank tops, accessories, and assorted vintage items. The clothes are all locally manufactured. The store is decorated with antique eclectic prints, paintings, and watercolors and reinforces the notion that everything old is new again....at some point.
Avenue Cuts 4458 Piedmont Ave # A, Oakland, CA94611 Avenue Cuts is a small salon operated by two stylists who specialize in cuts, color, highlights and lowlights. The shop…More has a reputation for delivering services at highly competitive prices. As a small salon, Avenue Cuts operates strictly on an appointment-only basis and does not accept credit cards, so be sure to bring cash or a check. The salon is located across the street from Chapel of the Chimes and parking is free on this block of Piedmont Avenue.
Ellis Olson Mortuary 4401 Howe St, Oakland, CA94611 A member of the Lifemark Group of Cemetaries, Crematories and Funeral Homes, the Ellis Olson Mortuary provides funeral…More and cemetary services and on-site cremation. Its offices are located in the historic Columbarium building at 4401 Howe Street and at the nearby Chapel of the Chimes. Ellis Olson assists families and individuals with all the events associated with the end of life and with matters related to burials, funerals, memorials and cremations. It also provides pre-planning services. Advisors are available on a 24-hour basis to assist with burial decisions. Grief support is offered through a partnership with Sutter Health.
Amador Memorial Company 4435 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA94611 Amador Memorial Company is one of the oldest businesses in Oakland. Established in 1866 and incorporated in 1876, the…More company was originally known as Amador Marble Company and began as a stone supplier. It eventually grew in fame as a maker of stone monuments and now sells headstones, urns, memorial statuary, monuments and stone plaques. It has been owned by the McCarthy family since 1978 and has been at its current location next door to the Chapel of the Chimes since 1994.