Alameda in Alameda County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Historic Alameda High School
Builder: Cochran Boehm, Inc.
Superintendent of Schools: W.G. Paden
Original Cost: 1,125,000
The historic Alameda High School was dedicated on 18 August 1925, and provided for the first time a modern high school facility in Alameda. A vocational training program was added to broaden its classical curriculum originally directed only to students who would enter university studies. the 900’ neo-classical facade has been described as one to the most impressive facades in California. Its auditorium at that time was one of the largest in the Bay Area. The building is listed on the National Register of Historical Places.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1925.
Location. 37° 45.911′ N, 122° 14.75′ W. Marker is in Alameda, California, in Alameda County. Marker is on Central Avenue near Walnut Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Alameda’s First Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Alameda Lodge No. 1015 (about 700 feet away); Alameda City Hall, 1895-96 (about 800 feet away); a different marker also named Alameda City Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); They Brought Alameda the News (approx. 0.2 miles away); Meyers House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Clark Memorial Bench (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alameda.
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