The Bronze Coast spans the southeast section of central Alameda and contains many beautiful vintage homes as well. Here you can find the particularly gorgeous Queen Anne homes in the section called Leonardsville; all built by the prolific builder Joseph Leonard.
Central Alameda is the heart of the city and contains thousands of beautiful vintage homes including Victorians, colonial revivals, craftsman,
The Gold Coast spans the southwest section of central Alameda and is regarded as Alameda’s premier and exclusive area. It’s home to the most spectacular and beautiful vintage homes and commands a premium price for its properties. The historic Franklin Park sits amidst some of the prettiest homes and contains playgrounds, tennis courts, a swimming pool, ball fields, and picnic areas shaded by giant redwood trees. Halloween is a particularly big deal in the Gold Coast and people come from all over to visit the splendid decorations.
The North Side of central Alameda includes some newer housing developments including Marina Village which has water view homes and the newest complex Marina Shores which was recently completed. Several new developments are planned including the restoration of the Del Monte warehouse into a
The Southshore area of Alameda extends from the original south shore of the island, now a chain of artificial lagoons, outwards toward the bay on landfill. The land was created by the Utah Construction Company during the 1950s and 1960s, and the neighborhood was built in a more
The West End of Alameda contains a variety of vintage homes much like Central Alameda along with sizeable newer home districts including Bay Port, Crown Harbor
The West end is also the home to future growth and evolution of the island. Multiple residential, commercial, and mixed-use projects in the pipeline take advantage of the area's resources including developable land, stunning views, waterfront access, and the charm of a traditional Main Street business district.
Current business in the West End include: Webster Street District - a historic district with boutiques, restaurants offering a variety of cuisines and local hangout spots. Alameda Landing - Alameda's newest shopping center with Target, Safeway, and Michaels. Alameda Point - Located in the heart of the Bay Area on the island city of Alameda, Alameda Point (a former naval air station) is a neighborhood in transition. Creative reuse of military buildings and plans for new construction are in progress. Offering panoramic views of the San Francisco skyline, Alameda Point is home to historic buildings, important wildlife habitat, and a unique shoreline and open space landscape on the Bay. Ballena Bay - lots of water activities with a stand-up paddle water sports, marina, yacht club, and sailing school along with a number of small service businesses