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    Built in 1912 and abandoned in 1989 after the Loma Prieta earthquake, the Wood Street Train Station stands in silence waiting for restoration as part of the plans for redevelopment of this area of Oakland.

    From the
    LANDMARKS PRESERVATION ADVISORY BOARD
    OAKLAND, CA
    February 28, 2005 SPECIAL MEETING

    Wood Street Development Project

    Staff reported on the Wood Street Train Station's eligibility for the National Register and possible 20% investment tax credits.
    three conditions that BUILD agrees to, as follows:
    1) No demolition or removal of the baggage wing and the northern section of the elevated tracks will occur prior to the issuance of a building permit for Development Area 6.

    2) No demolition or removal of the southern tip of the elevated tracks will occur prior to issuance of a building permit for Development Area 4.

    3) No demolition of the portion of the train platform that is to be retained attached to the station until detailed plans for the restoration of the Main Hall of the station have been submitted and a financial plan presented.