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Elena Mendelson presents:

Sophistication meets History


About this home's










1,700 sq ft / 2 Bedroom / 2 Bath 

The second you enter the iconic Bellevue Staten building you transcend the time and step into a different world. Designed by a prominent Herman Carl Baumann, this architectural work of art has been the city’s Art Deco staple since 1929 and is listed in the National Register of Historical Places.

The opulent lobby will strike you with original stone and metal finishes continuing the theme throughout common areas.

Suite 1101 welcomes you with breathtaking panoramic views and sophisticated finishes. Freshly remodeled with a chic kitchen, high-end appliances, modern bath, custom lights and built-in closets, this turn-key unit will appeal to the most discerning buyer. Parquet flooring and original wood burning fireplace create a warm and inviting setting. With stunning views of Lake Merritt and city skyline from each window, this home is a rare find.

The residents get to enjoy a 24-hour doorman / concierge service, valet parking, and meticulous building maintenance. Monthly HOA fee includes heat, water, daily garbage removal, community laundry, basic cable, and internet.

Located in a historic part of Oakland with a 96 walk score, this property is a timeless epitome of urban luxury living.

Property Details

  • Historic 1929 Building Designed by H.C. Bauman
  • Remodeled in 2021 (kitchen, primary bathroom, recessed lights, interior paint, custom closets)
  • Panoramic Views of Lake Merritt and Oakland Downtown
  • Two En Suites
  • Custom Cabinetry with Self Closing Doors / Tailor-Made Drawers
  • Brand New High-End Appliances
    • Bosch Sub-Zero Refrigerator with Overlay Paneling
    • Dacor Stove Top
    • Bosch Built-in Stove
    • Beko Dishwasher with Overlay Paneling
  • Abundant Natural Light
  • Parquet Flooring Throughout
  • Wood Burning Fireplace with a Stone Mantel in the Living Room
  • Grohe Faucets
  • Recessed Lighting Throughout
  • Motorized Window Shades with Remote Controls
  • Expansive Cabinet and Closet Storage
  • Service Entry
  • 24 Hour Concierge and Valet Service
  • 1 Designated Parking Space in the Garage
  • Assigned Storage Room Downstairs
  • Free Community Laundry (*In Unit Washer / Dryer are possible subject to HOA approval)
  • Common Library Room
  • Elevator Building
  • Historic Landmark Building with Mills Act Property Tax Discount
  • HOA fees includes Heat, Water, daily Garbage Removal, Cable & Internet
  • 93 Walkability Score
  • Immediate Proximity to Lakeside Park & Garden Center, Grand Lake Theater, Restaurants, and Saturday Farmers’ Market
  • Future Opportunity to Join The Battery Club at 525 Bellevue Avenue (currently undergoing renovations)


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Showings by Appointment:
Contact Elena Mendelson
(925) 639-6574
[email protected]

Elena Mendelson


Broker Associate, MBA, CDPE, e-PRO

DRE# 01883139

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Neighborhood Gallery

492 Staten Avenue #1101

Adams Point considered the “Jewel of Oakland," is located near the northern shore of Lake Merritt. The neighborhood is tucked between the Uptown Oakland and Grand Lake neighborhoods and if you’re looking for gorgeous lake views from home, The Bellevue-Staten and the elaborate, Beaux Arts-styled Regillus buildings are ideal for you. You can also find a variety of single-family homes and cozy condominiums in Adams Point, making it one of the more diverse real estate areas in Oakland.

There is more to Lake Merritt than a beautiful body of water. Adams Point residents can easily access a few of the area’s popular public parks. Nearby Lakeside Park includes Children’s Fairyland, a storybook theme park that has delighted generations of kids and even served as a model for Disneyland Park. The three-mile pathway around the lake hosts hundreds of runners and walkers each day.

If you enjoy exploring a vast array of plant life, the Gardens at Lake Merritt are a must-see. Stroll through the peaceful Bonsai and Japanese Gardens, or transport yourself to a tropical paradise in the Palm Garden.

Just south of the Gardens is where you will find the Lake Merritt Boating Center, which offers sailing classes, as well as rents kayaks canoes, and sailboats. If you have your own boat or kayak, you can use it on Lake Merritt for a small fee.

Adams Point is a short stroll from the 19th Street Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) station, making it a great neighborhood for commuters. Residents from Adams Point can ride to Google Headquarters in less than 40 minutes, and to the Financial District in less than 30. Additionally, the neighborhood’s close proximity to Interstate 580 makes it easy to travel to the Oakland Zoo, or up to the Golden Gate Fields in Northwest Berkeley.

Living in Adams Point is great for people who love live entertainment, dinner & a movie, or a delicious meal. Paramount Theatre is less than one mile from Adams Point and showcases a variety of live acts including stand-up comedy shows, concerts, and performing arts. About two blocks south, you will find the historic Fox Theater, which seats up to 2,800 people and features similar shows.

After a great show (or any time of day), Adams Point’s Grand Avenue offers a variety of dining options. Some of the local favorites include the New American sensation Sidebar, Coach Sushi, a popular Japanese restaurant known for its bottomless sake, and Grandeur, a Midtown Oakland Staple for delicious Vegan Cuisine.