How Alameda Has Changed in the Last Decade

Below are 6 slides that show how Alameda County has changed in the last decade. Move the mouse over the images to see the slides. If you like our images, don't forget to share them with your friends.

Ruby Bridges School, Alameda

Development site of the Ruby Bridges Elementary School in Alameda. The school’s name honors Ruby Bridges, the American activist known for being the first black child to attend an all-white elementary school in the South.

2005 2013

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Grand Avenue, Oakland

New developments emerge around Grand Avenue in Oakland, including the luxury rental homes building, The Grand

2005 2013

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University Village, Albany

The newest additions to the University Village in Albany. This housing community is owned by University of California.

2005 2013

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Naval Hospital, Oakland Demolition Site

The Naval Hospital in Oakland was opened during World War II in 1942 and closed in 1996 as part of the 1993 Base Realignment and Closure program. The building was imploded on April 8th, 2011.

2005 2013

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Wilder Neighborhood, Orinda

The development of the Wilder neighborhood in Orinda, which was named by Forbes the second friendliest city in the United States.

2005 2013

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12th Street, Oakland

Reconstruction project of the 12th Street in Oakland, which was redesigned into a tree-lined boulevard that features signalized intersections and crosswalks and a landscaped median.

2005 2012

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