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

Colonial Revival Eclipses Queen Anne

Oct 14,2021

The Colonial Revival style, which began in Philadelphia in 1876, blossomed into a movement and continued into the 20th century. The style was echoed there 22 years later with the 1898 restoration of Independence Hall.

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Victorian-era Architecture in Alameda — Queen Anne

Oct 06,2021

Styles prevalent during the reign of Queen Victoria came to full blossom with the arrival of the Queen Anne style in 1876. Alameda Architect Charles Shaner, whose home in that very style is pictured at the right, played on important role in dressing Alameda in the style’s regalia.

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