San Francisco Bay Area
Experience living in the heart of Oakland while being just 20 minutes away from San Francisco. Whether you’re a commuter or a local, our Downtown Oakland community has something for you.
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Explore Downtown Oakland
Our community is housed within the historic Julia Morgan YWCA building. Starcity shares the building with the Envision Academy, a charter school located on the first three floors. Spread out across Starcity's two upper floors are 65 bedrooms, two large kitchens, and spacious communal areas to enhance your coliving experience.
The home has ample spaces that help foster community. Cook up a feast in our industrial kitchens and serve it up in the dining hall. Looking to unwind? Head to the top floor lounge to pop on a movie or open up a board game.
Your own suite
Each room is outfitted with all of the essentials including a queen or full-sized bed, nightstand, lamp, and closet or wardrobe. Your room features a door outfitted with a keyless locking device ensuring that your security and privacy are top of mind.
You can call (877) 289-2019 for more information.
Meet the Community
Learn more about the vibe at Downtown Oakland, it's members, and their interests.
- Appreciating the arts
- Coffee or Tea
- Eating and drinking
- Getting healthy
- Indoors or Outdoors
- Kicking back and relaxing
At-Home Tutorials: Floral Embroidery
Wine Down Wednesday (with yoga!)
Demystifying Dishes: The Perfect Hollandaise
Support Circle: An Actionable Approach to Self-Care
Downtown Oakland combines vibrant art and nightlife with Oakland's civic center. From bar hopping down Telegraph to picnicking at Lake Merritt, you'll never run out of things to do.
Whether you're grabbing a beer at Drake’s Dealership or checking out a concert at The Fox Theater, you'll be walking distance from it all. Catch live music and local art at First Fridays on Telegraph every month.
A commuter’s dream
No need to sweat over your daily commute! BART can get you to the FiDi or Downtown Berkeley in under 20 minutes while AC Transit is there to get you anywhere else you need to be in the East Bay.