The Uptown

500 William St, Oakland, CA 94612
500 William St, Oakland, CA 94612

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The Uptown

500 William St

Oakland, CA 94612

 
 
 
 
 
 

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Verified Resident 756766 2019 - 2020 Not Recommended
Reviewed 04/01/2020
I cannot recommend this place, as buildings, apartments and appliances are 10+ years old. Youll pay premium rent for the convenience of being near BART. Renewal rate increase was 10%+. Neighbor is unsafe at night, car break ins frequently happen.
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Verified Resident 755237 2020 Recommended
Reviewed 03/25/2020
I dont even know if I'd blame the maintenance are they recieving incorrect mailbox key molds to copy..... Side note the hub is great, the welcome center 8s great , the pool and hot tub are great, I wish the out door fire place was working,… See More
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Verified Resident 752845 2018 - 2020 Recommended
Reviewed 03/17/2020
You can't beat this location in Oakland with transit connections and great food as well as a very attentive staff. Parking is secured and the community has every amenity from pools, to dry cleaning pick up etc.
The Uptown Manager03/30/2020

Thank you for taking the time to share your positive experience at The Uptown. We are so happy that you chose to call our community home and we look forward to your continued residency for many years to come. If you ever need anything, please do not hesitate to reach out to us at 510.452.1355 or stop by the office. Thank you again! Kandyce J. Assistant Community Manager

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Verified Resident 752905 2019 - 2020 Not Recommended
Reviewed 03/17/2020
Pros: - spacious, functional apartment layouts with in unit washer/dryer - pool and gym - responsive maintenance team - good package delivery - friendly management team Cons: - poor sound insulation between floors: hear every footstep in uncarpeted areas. We didnt realize this because no one… See More
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Verified Resident 749808 2009 - 2020 Not Recommended
Reviewed 03/05/2020
The Uptown is a beautiful space and extremely convenient to transportation in the SF Bay Area. It is also an extremely dangerous place; several murders in the park directly adjacent to the buildings, several assaults, and many robberies. The building grounds are sometimes well maintained and… See More
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Resident 2020 Recommended
Reviewed 02/29/2020
After living in New York City for 20 years, coming its the Bay Area, Oakland, and the Uptown has been a refreshing change of pace. Oakland is very livable, a proud and progressive community. And the Uptown offers spacious apartments with excellent features and fixtures.
The Uptown Manager03/29/2020

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to share your positive experience at The Uptown. We are so happy you chose to call our community home and we look forward to your continued residency for many years to come. If you ever need anything, please do not hesitate to reach out to us at 510.452.1355 or stop by the office. Thank you again! Patty G. Community Manager

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Verified Resident 746897 2019 - 2020 Not Recommended
Reviewed 02/24/2020
I have enjoyed living here, but once the management changed, the common areas stopped getting cleaned enough. The location, front desk staff, and apartment itself is great, but the community areas (hallways, elevator, lobby) often smell of dog ----/piss. These areas aren't cleaned frequently enough to… See More
The Uptown Manager03/29/2020

We pride ourselves on our attention to detail, but it seems we missed the mark. I have discussed your situation with our team and would love to speak with you regarding a proposed solution. I sent you a private message to discuss the matter further. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to ensure all of the items are resolved immediately so that we can turn your experience into a positive one! You can reach me directly at 510.452.1355. Patty G. Community Manager

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Verified Resident 744295 2018 - 2020 Recommended
Reviewed 02/13/2020
I enjoy living at The Uptown. My work orders are completed in a timely manor. Being next to BART and the 19th Street Bus Station is the best perk of this community. We also have an amazing pool and gym as well.
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Verified Resident 741678 2020 Recommended
Reviewed 02/04/2020
En general buenas instalaciones, me encantan las áreas comunes donde es posible disfrutar la tarde y el sol. El lobby es muy agradable y me hace sentir en casa desde la entrada. Me gusta mucho la forma en la que se maneja la entrega de paquetes,… See More
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Verified Resident 741282 2019 Recommended
Reviewed 02/03/2020
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Verified Resident 740413 2012 - 2020 Recommended
Reviewed 01/30/2020
WELL, I WOULD LIKE TO SPREAD THE WORD OF WHY? SOME OF THE COMMUNITY EVENTS HAS BEEN STOP! LIKE WE USE TO HAVE MOVIE THURSDAYS, EVENING, @ 6PM & UP TO DATE GOOD MOVIES, ALSO FOOD TRUCKS, CALLED: OFF THE GRIDS, ON MONDAYS! 5- 8:30P BIG… See More
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tdpaxton • Resident 2018 Not Recommended
Reviewed 01/28/2018
This apartment complex's fire alarms go off ever other week, usually at night. No meaningful effort has been put into security around the building. The cost of rent simply does not justify the headaches I've encountered living here.
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Resident 2015 - 2017 Not Recommended
Reviewed 06/28/2017
Very bad. Fire alarm (which is very loud and scary) go of almost every time , morning afternoon, night time and in middle of the night. It was the most horrific experience waking up every time from your sleep with heart stoping sound. They usually say… See More
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ABarrera2 • Resident 2016 - 2017 Recommended
Reviewed 03/29/2017
PROS: -GREAT location, 5-min walk to BART 19th Street Station -LARGE floor plans -GREAT amenities; workout room, pool, common courtyards... -speedy maintenance -package acceptance @ front desk CONS: -Kids, kids everywhere...screaming, running, crying children everywhere -THIN walls and floors; you WILL hear your neighbors -overly sensitive… See More
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[email protected] • Prospective Resident Visited 2014 Not Recommended
Reviewed 12/14/2014
New to the area and went in yesterday to take a look around. As I walked into the leasing office, I was never greeted or even noticed for that matter. Finally, I ask a woman if I was in the right place and if I could… See More
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Resident 2010 - 2013 Not Recommended
Reviewed 09/01/2013
This place is a bad joke. I lived at the uptown for a few years and in those years, 2 people were murdered across the street. "Security" went from being reasonable ( would see guards actually patrolling property) to never seeing a guard anywhere in the… See More
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Resident 2011 - 2013 Not Recommended
Reviewed 08/01/2013
I would not recommend living in the uptown. Although it is touted as a bourgening hip nightlife area, in truth my soon to be ex neighborhood is not worth the exorbitant price forest city is charging per unit. The staff is horrible, unprofessional, and unresponsive, safety… See More
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Resident 2011 - 2013 Not Recommended
Reviewed 04/20/2013
My honest and truth review about da Uptown Apartments da good and da bad. I been living here at the uptown for about two years beautiful apartments & units i must say but trust in believe me this is my last year here i can not… See More
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atbostick • Resident 2012 - 2013 Not Recommended
Reviewed 03/18/2013
If you are considering the Uptown Apartments, I advise you to run in the opposite direction. Although I will mention the positives, the negatives far outweigh any of them. I'm counting down the days until my lease expires! Positives: 1. The Unit The apartment itself is… See More
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Resident 2010 - 2013 Not Recommended
Reviewed 01/28/2013
Parking is terrible and the apartments are overpriced.
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Resident 2009 - 2010 Recommended
Reviewed 09/05/2010
Pros: - Brand new community. I was the first person to live in my apartment. - My leasing agent Allen was very nice. - The complex looks great nice and hip with a pool, jacuzzi, fully equipped gym with plasma TVs stationed in front of every… See More
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pedrolegra • Resident 2009 - 2010 Not Recommended
Reviewed 06/04/2010
I wish I had read the reviews for the Uptown before I moved in. At first, it looked like a good deal, and San Francisco was too expensive, so me and my girlfriend made the move... or biggest mistake of our lives. The Uptown is located… See More
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Resident 2010 Not Recommended
Reviewed 03/26/2010
If you value your life, STAY FAR AWAY from the Uptown and the surrounding neighborhood. I live here, and I found out the hard way that there are frequent armed muggings on grounds, particularly in the central park between the apartment buildings. People have been mugged… See More
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Resident 2008 - 2009 Not Recommended
Reviewed 07/28/2009
The economic troubles have hit Oakland particularly hard, and as The Uptown is on the edge of downtown and some very dangerous neighborhoods things have gotten much worse. The buildings are less than 50% occupied after being opened nearly two years, and the maintenance and security… See More
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Resident 2008 - 2009 Not Recommended
Reviewed 06/18/2009
***Safety Warning to Potential Renters*** Before you rent an apartment in this highly advertised apartment complex, check the local crime statistics for yourself. I was mugged walking to BART and I am constantly approached by aggressive homeless people daily. Despite the dishonesty from management, this is… See More
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Features & Amenities

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  • 24-Hour Convenience Store
  • 24-Hour Emergency Maintenance
  • 24-Hour Fitness Center with Cardio and Strength Training
  • 24-hr Front Desk Attendant
  • Black, White or Stainless Steel Appliance Package
  • Chef's Kitchen
  • Controlled Access Building
  • Convenient to AC Transit and Bart Stations
  • Convenient to Galleries, Theaters and Restaurants
  • Five Courtyards with Japanese Style Gardens
  • Granite Kitchens and Bath Countertops
  • Juliet Balconies Available
  • Leed Certified Community
  • Light Maple or Warm Cherry Flooring
  • Light Maple, White or Dark Espresso Cabinetry
  • Local Art Displayed in the Lobby and Common Areas
  • Open Kitchen with Counter Seating and Island Options
  • Outdoor Lounge with Grilling, Dining and Fireplace
  • Package Receiving Service
  • Poker Room
  • Premium Lighting
  • Public Art Exhibit and Park
  • Reading Lounge
  • Resident Lounge with Shuffleboard and Media
  • Scheduled Yoga Classes
  • Storage Space
  • Swimming Pool with Sundeck and Spa
  • Telegraph, Thomas Berkley or William Residence Options
  • Theater Room
  • Three Distinct Living Options
  • Uptown Arts and Entertainment District
  • Walk In Closets in Master Bedrooms
  • Water Features

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  • Cats Allowed
    Deposit: $500
    Pet Limit: 2
  • Dogs Allowed
    Deposit: $500
    Pet Limit: 2

Floor Plans & Pricing

Studio, 1 Bathroom

  • Price

    $2,436 - $6,205

  • SQ. FT.

    525

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    1 Units

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    S01

1 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom

  • Price

    $2,216 - $3,768

  • SQ. FT.

    776

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    1 Units

  • Model

    A08

  • Price

    $2,335 - $4,213

  • SQ. FT.

    649

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    5 Units

  • Model

    A02

  • Price

    $2,352 - $3,966

  • SQ. FT.

    583

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    1 Units

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    A01

  • Price

    $2,452 - $4,393

  • SQ. FT.

    650

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    2 Units

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    A03

  • Price

    $2,617 - $4,400

  • SQ. FT.

    776

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    8 Units

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    A11

  • Price

    $2,715 - $4,390

  • SQ. FT.

    715

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    1 Units

  • Model

    A07

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms

  • Price

    $3,132 - $5,378

  • SQ. FT.

    1,085

  • Available
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    7 Units

  • Model

    B04

  • Price

    $3,262 - $4,825

  • SQ. FT.

    1,092

  • Available
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    1 Units

  • Model

    B06

  • Price

    $3,549 - $4,997

  • SQ. FT.

    1,090

  • Available
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    1 Units

  • Model

    B05

  • Price

    $3,623 - $5,117

  • SQ. FT.

    1,120

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    2 Units

  • Model

    B08

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms

  • Price

    $4,615 - $7,853

  • SQ. FT.

    1,458

  • Available
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    1 Units

  • Model

    C03

  • Price

    $5,218 - $11,321

  • SQ. FT.

    1,356

  • Available
    Avail.

    1 Units

  • Model

    C02

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Leasing

Anchored in the heart of Oakland's emerging entertainment district, The Uptown is a new community of 665 apartment homes set in one of the most creative zip codes the city has to offer. Hit up a world-class concert at The Fox and Paramount Theaters. Hop on the BART and explore the miles of local bars and restaurants. If you work at Kaiser, Pandora, Clorox, & Square, Inc, The Uptown is only a short bus ride away.On the inside, this LEED Silver certified community treats you to sustainable living that's high in style. Residents will select from three distinct living options, all designed to wow with open-concept granite kitchens, counter island seating, contemporary hardwood flooring, designer pendants with track lighting, walk-in closets, in-suite washers and dryers, and more. And when your social side calls, The Uptown answers. Community amenities include everything from a shimmering year-round heated pool, spa and sundeck, outdoor grill and fireplace lounge, lush courtyards with Japanese styled gardens, an inspiring public art park, exclusive on-site theater, and a 24-hour fitness studio so breaking a sweat really is no sweat.

Management Company: Mill Creek Residential Trust (new)

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The Uptown is a 525 - 1,458 sqft apartment in Oakland in zip code 94612. This community has a Studio - 3 bedroom, 1 - 2 bathroom, and is for rent for $2,216 - $11,321. Nearby cities include Piedmont, Alameda, Berkeley, Emeryville, and Orinda. 94607, 94610, 94606, 94611, and 94611 are nearby zip codes.

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