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Alameda in Alameda County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Historic Alameda High School

 
 
Historic Alameda High School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 3, 2014
1. Historic Alameda High School Marker
Inscription.
Architect; Carl Werner
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.
Plaque donor: Gerhard W. Degemann
(Marker Number 3.)
 
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 or near this postal address: 2200 Central Avenue, Alameda CA 94501, United States of America.
 
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);
Historic Alameda High School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 3, 2014
2. Historic Alameda High School Marker
Alameda City Hall, 1895-96 (about 800 feet away); a different marker also named Alameda City Hall (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); Webster House (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alameda.
 
Categories. Education
 
Alameda High School image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 3, 2014
3. Alameda High School
<i> High School, Alameda, Calif.</i> image. Click for full size.
Postcard by Western Notion & Novelty Co., circa 1930
4. High School, Alameda, Calif.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 24, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 280 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 24, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.   4. submitted on January 4, 2015. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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