History of Alameda

A collection of articles on Alameda History by Dennis Evanosky and Eric J. Kos

 

Alameda Chamber of Commerce postcard of Neptune Beach

The ‘Second Empire’ in Alameda

Sep 22,2021

In 1891, the Croll family bought the Britt Hotel and lent the building the name we call it today: Croll’s, which is both an Alameda Historical Monument and a California State Historical Landmark, pictured at right.

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There Are No ‘Victorians’ in Alameda

Sep 15,2021

There are homes built in seven Victorian-era styles. Each blossomed and faded during Queen Victoria’s reign from 1837 to 1901. Alameda’s examples begin with the Gothic Revival and end with the Craftsman styles. They include the Italianate, like the one on the left.

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Alameda: An Architectural Treasure Chest

Sep 09,2021

There are homes built in seven Victorian-era styles. Each blossomed and faded during Queen Victorian’s reign from 1837 to 1901. Alameda’s examples begin with the Gothic Revival and end with the Craftsman styles. They include the Italianate, like the one on the left.

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There Are No ‘Victorians’ in Alameda

Sep 01,2021

There are homes built in seven Victorian-era styles. Each blossomed and faded during Queen Victorian’s reign from 1837 to 1901. Alameda’s examples begin with the Gothic Revival and end with the Craftsman styles. They include the Queen Anne, like the one on the left. Read more about this below.

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