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
Alameda.info  The Pond family home once stood at the gore formed by the intersection of Alameda and Central avenues. The home was demolished and replaced with condominiums in 1970.

Prolific Physicians Called Alameda Home

Jun 16,2016

 

In 1916 Dr. Chauncey Penwell Pond and his wife, Josephine Kibby Pond, filed a plat map with Alameda County. They had purchased property on Alameda’s East End. The plat map showed plans for a housing development along a street that the Ponds chose to name “Sterling Avenue.” 

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Bay Area Electric Railroad Association  Charles Shaner designed the station at Willow Street and today’s Lincoln Avenue for the Southern Pacific Railroad in 1891, a year after he teamed up with J.C. Diamond and David Brehaut to build the house at 1207 Union St. The station was dismantled in 1941.

Union St. Home Recalls Victorian Legacy

Mar 24,2016

In 1890 three talented professionals teamed up to design and build the house at 1207 Union St. in Alameda — architect Charles Shaner and builders David Brehaut and J. C. Diamond. These men had a hand in designing or building more than 80 homes during the Victorian era in Alameda. 

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