The Alameda Architectural Preservation Society (AAPS), previously known as the Alameda Victorian Preservation Society (AVPS), was founded in 1972 and incorporated in 1975.  The continuing goal of AAPS is to increase public awareness and appreciation of historic architecture in Alameda.

2015 Preservation Awards Nominations Open

Do you know of a home or building that has recently been restored to its former glory? Nominations for the 2015 Preservation Awards are due by March 13, 2015. Winners receive a bronze plaque for their building and the chance to tell their restoration story in our newsletter and at our Preservation Awards presentation gala. To nominate a building, please visit our Award Nominations page to download a PDF form or fill in a nomination online.AAPS Preservaton Award Plaque

For pictures and stories of past winners, please visit the Preservation Awards Page.

City Monument #1


City Monument Plaque showing City Hall with image of original tower. Plaque placed 11/22/2014.


Save the Bench Donations


AAPS fully supports efforts to save the Isabelle Clark Memorial Bench in Jackson Park. To make a tax deductible donation to the fund, please use the button below to donate by credit card or PayPal:


To Donate by Check, please make out to AAPS, put “Save the Bench” in the memo field, and mail to:

Alameda Architectural Preservation Society
P.O. Box 1677
Alameda, California 94501

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