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Oakland, California

In the heady years following the Gold Rush, three Yankee land speculators set out to build a new city in northern California, 8 miles across the bay from San Francisco. Horace Carpentier, Andrew Moon, and Edson Adams staked adjacent claims—480 acres ...

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