Welcome to Alameda
Alameda began as a peninsula just south of Oakland and is now an East Bay island with a laid-back feeling all its own. You will find various homes and condos for sale in Alameda, including cozy apartments, fully renovated single-family homes, and stunning luxury mansions. With more than 10,000 buildings constructed before 1930, a rich and varied architectural heritage in the area plays a role in Alameda's real estate market conditions. Historic Queen Anne's, more than 1,500 ornately decorated Victorians, and California Craftsmen are some of the most desirable homes along its tree-lined streets. Although Alameda is a little off the beaten path, the city has a laid-back vibe. One of the unique elements of Alameda is its population. With only 80,000 residents, the population density is less than half of San Francisco, similar to Oakland's density. Alameda is incredibly walkable. Locals usually head to Park Street when they want to explore shopping, landmarks, museums, and dining. Start your day with a visit to the Alameda Museum. Since 1948, the museum has preserved the rich history of this unique island city and offers both locals and tourists an opportunity to learn more about the island of Alameda. After a day at the museum, there are plenty of great restaurants to choose from, including Monkey King Pub and Grub: Featuring a unique mix of Asian-fusion cuisine, crafty cocktails, and delicious draft beer; this is also a great happy hour hangout.
Alameda is also a great place for outdoor activities. Robert W Crown Memorial State Beach is the perfect place for wind-surfing and taking a morning run near the beach. Alameda is a great place to live if you love a vibrant atmosphere with plenty of festivals and activities. One of the trademark events in Alameda is the 4th of July Parade, which features horse-drawn carriages and truly embodies the small-town feel of Alameda. Other popular events and festivals Downtown include a Spring Festival in May and a Classic Car Show in October. No matter the time of year, there is always something fun happening in Alameda. Please check the link below for Historical Photos & Self-Guided Walking Tour.