Christopher Yerke of Restoration Workshop, Ltd.

Yerke Craftsman Fireplacce

Restoration Workshop, Ltd. designed, fabricated and finished the mantle and surrounding built-in furnishings to complement this tile design by Michelle Nelson. The wood was carefully chosen to match the grain of existing trim in the house, and it was milled from large timbers for consistency of color and grain. Photo: Daniel Moore.

Underneath It All

Restoring Period Architectural Woodwork

Sunday, November 15, 2015 at 7:00 pm 

Immanuel Lutheran Church: 1420 Lafayette Street, Alameda, CA

(Parking available at the corner of Chestnut Street and Santa Clara Avenue.) 

FREE for AAPS Members; Non-members $5 

Topics include:

• To strip, or not to strip 

• Cleaning and preservation of worn original finishes 

• How to strip, if it comes to that 

• Useful tools and products

• Associated health risks


Alameda Legacy Home Tour 2015


Alameda Legacy Home Tour

Sunday, September 27, 2015

11:00 am to 5:00 pm

A Self-Guided Tour of Six Period Homes &

Refreshments During Tour Hours in the Meyers House Garden

$30 Tickets Online:

Information: 510-523-5907

Annual Woody Walk

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Looking east on Central Avenue from Benton Street in the early 1890s. Photo: Oakland History Room.

Woody Walk
Mansion Row: A Stroll on Central Avenue

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

Sunday, August 30, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Meet at Franklin Park, Morton Street & San Antonio Avenue, Alameda, CA
FREE for AAPS Members; Non-members $5