Alameda News

Eric J. Kos &nbsp&nbsp Dr. Frank DeStefano gestures to one of the 15 stained-glass windows ensconced in St. Joseph’s Basilica. The works are particularly notable as they reflect design reforms imposed just prior to the church’s construction.

St. Joe’s Celebrates a Century on Chestnut

Feb 27,2020

After the original St. Joseph Basilica of the 1870s burned, the current facility replaced it in 1920. This year then marks the 100th anniversary of the present-day basilica at 1109 Chestnut St. As part of its centennial celebration, the basilica hosted a tour led by art historian Dr.

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Dennis Evanosky &nbsp&nbsp An excavator with a hydraulic breaker goes to work on concrete remnants outside the Del Monte warehouse on Buena Vista Avenue.

Del Monte Project Moving Forward

Feb 25,2020

Real estate development and acquisition company Wood Partners announced last December that it would soon break ground for Alta Buena Vista, a 372-unit luxury mixed-use project at 1501 Buena Vista Ave., the site of the long-closed Del Monte Warehouse (“Del Monte Project Rebooted,” Dec. 17, 2019).

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Dennis Evanosky &nbsp&nbsp Alameda Marina, LLC, has begun Phase I of its project to transform the marina. Demolition of the first building to make way for “The Launch,” — a 368-unit apartment project that will include 49 affordable units — got underway last week.

Marina Begins Work on Redevelopment

Feb 13,2020

With a unanimous vote in the early morning hours of Wednesday, July 10, 2018, the City Council approved Alameda Marina, LLC’s, plans to transform Alameda’s northern waterfront.

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New APC Housing Plan Up for Review

Feb 06,2020

The Alameda Point Collaborative (APC) filed design-review plans for housing at its McKay Avenue wellness center with the city on Jan. 20. According to the plans, APC will be working with San Francisco’s Mercy Housing as its development partner.

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