The Kaiser Center | Oakland
1st Floor High Rise Closure

Please be advised that starting Saturday, September 8th, the 1st floor High-Rise elevator bank will close for eight (8) weeks. During the same weekend, some of the barricades on the 1st and 2nd floor will come down to reveal our new lobby staircase and finishes. The barricades on the 2nd Floor Mid-Rise Elevator are still expected to be up until mid-October.

Please review the directions below to access the 2nd floor and High-Rise floors. The High-Rise bank will re-open early-November 2018 with new updated finishes.

  • Tenants Entering from the 2nd Floor Pedestrian Bridge accessing 18th – 28th floors:

    • To access the 18th – 28th floor, please use the High-Rise elevator bank

    • To access the 1st Floor, please take the Low-Rise elevators on the 2nd Floor or the staircase down to the 1st Floor

  • Tenants Entering from the West (20th Street Exit), East (21st Street Exit):

    • To access the 2nd floor, please use the Low-Rise elevator bank or the staircase.

    • To access the 18th – 28th floors, please use the Low-Rise elevator bank, or the staircase, up to the 2nd Floor and transfer over to the High-Rise elevator banks to your destination.

  • High-Rise Tenants (18-28) Descending to the 1st Floor:

    • Please take the High-Rise elevators to the 2nd Floor, transfer to the Low-Rise elevator bank and take an elevator or use the staircase to go down to the 1st floor.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your cooperation as we progress with the lobby and elevator projects. Please see the attached map to see what barricades will be coming down and which barricades are being added.