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.

2016 Woody Walk

Garfield Fernside corner

East End Arts & Crafts

The walk will be a two-hour loop on level terrain with ample shade, beginning and ending at Lincoln Park.

Sunday, August 28, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Meet at Lincoln Park
High Street at Santa Clara Avenue, Alameda, CA
FREE for AAPS Members; Non-members $10

Alameda Legacy Home Tour 2016

Alameda Legacy Home Tour Poster

2016 Alameda Legacy Home Tour

Hosted by The Alameda Museum and The Alameda Architectural Preservation Society

Sunday, September 25 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

A Self-guided Tour of the Interior and Gardens of Seven Classic Homes in Central Alameda and the East End.

BE A DOCENT AND ATTEND FOR FREE: email htdocents@earthlink.net

Advance ticket voucher $30

Ticket vouchers or printed PayPal receipts may be exchanged for Guidebook and ticket at the ALAMEDA MUSEUM, 2324 Alameda Avenue (between Park and Oak Streets in the Masonic Building) from Sept. 21st through 24th (Wed.– Sun. 1:30 – 4:00, Sat. 11:00 – 4:00),  or at FRANKLIN PARK, San Antonio & Morton (10:45 am – 4:00 pm) on the day of the tour.


Day of tour tickets $35

Available from 10:00 am, September 25 at: Franklin Park, Morton Street & San Antonio Avenue

Fargo House Gets a Plaque

Fargo HouseGretchen and Arthur Lipow are the latest AAPS members to receive a plaque for their home, Fargo House. For more information on the AAPS Plaque Program and downloadable brochure and application, please see our Historical Plaque Program page.