alameda point

City of Alameda  Main Street Neighborhood, a plan for Alameda Point, is slated to come before the Planning Board Monday.

Time to Shape Main St. Plan

Oct 18,2016


If all goes as planned the 108-acre Main Street Neighborhood on the northeastern edge of Alameda Point will serve the community as a mixed-use area, primarily made up of homes. 

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Richard Bangert  This residential and commercial building is planned for Alameda Point between Main Street and the Seaplane Lagoon, part of a transit-oriented development of 800 residences in the Waterfront-Town Center area. Planning for the area began with a grant from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission. Groundbreaking for the first 68 acres is expected in the next month.

Agency Calls for More Housing Here

Oct 04,2016


The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) issued a new regional planning document on Aug. 30, with suggested housing numbers to meet state goals. MTC is requesting input from local jurisdictions. 

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Richard Bangert  A two-month-old osprey perches on the protective fence across the jetty at the Seaplane Lagoon in July, looking back toward nest. White wing tips and orange buff neck coloring are indicative of a juvenile osprey.

Young Ospreys Spotted at Point

Sep 06,2016


Raptor nests successfully in town

Location, location, location! But for a fenced-off dilapidated navigation light stand on a jetty at the Seaplane Lagoon, ospreys would not have had a successful nesting season this year. 

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Testing for Radium Elevated at Lagoon

May 12,2016


Alameda Point’s Seaplane Lagoon remediation continues

The City of Alameda became the new owner of Seaplane Lagoon at Alameda Point on April 13. The lagoon came from the Navy with a new condition that exceeds normal protocols for dredging in San Francisco Bay. 

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