Downtown Oakland's turnaround - BANGPhotos

TELEGRAPH AVENUE UPTOWN OAKLAND

Pedestrians walk past storefronts and a "Welcome to Oakland Uptown & Downtown" poster at the intersection of Telegraph Avenue and 19th Street in Oakland, Calif., on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group)

TELEGRAPH AVENUE UPTOWN OAKLANDRAY CHAVEZ