Alameda’s East End Attracts With Schools, Parks, and Recreation!
The East End neighborhood of Alameda consists of the area East of Park Street and includes the Fernside and Marina neighborhoods. The East End proves especially popular with families or couples looking for a community in which to start one. Top-notch schools and mature parks are two major draws of the East End. Lincoln Park is home to a pool, a rose garden, play structures, and baseball parks. The Alameda Beach is just minutes away and features a walking and biking trail complete with a view of the San Francisco skyline. A mix of Victorian, Craftsman, Tudor, Mediterranean, and mid-century-modern homes fill the serene streets.
Park Street lines the west boundary of the neighborhood and offers an eclectic mix of locally owned boutiques and restaurants. Popular Bay Area eatery Burma Superstar is a neighborhood favorite. Park Street is also home to a bookstore, several coffee shops, and an indoor arcade. This busy, vibrant area features the historic, Art Deco Alameda Theatre, built in 1932 and renovated in 2008 it is now a modern multiplex that serves beer and wine with an option to have food delivered to your seat!
Christmas Tree Lane, which is located at the 3200 block of Thompson Ave., has been an attraction in the East End since 1938. The homes on this street are elaborately decorated for the entire month of December, from animated characters to full-blown light shows.
South Shore Shopping Center is just minutes away, where residents can access major grocery and department stores, including Trader Joe’s, Safeway and Old Navy. The highly popular Italian restaurant, Trabbocco, is also located within South Shore Center. Additionally, the shopping center hosts a variety of kid-friendly events year-round, including an ice-skating arena during the winter months and a summer live-concert series.
And for the commuter, Alameda’s East End offers easy access to three bridges leading to the freeway and the Fruitvale BART station in Oakland. AC Transit bus lines O, OX, and W offer service to San Francisco. Alameda also has two ferry terminals — one on the west side (Alameda Main Street Ferry) and one on Bay Farm Island (Bay Farm Island Ferry). A ride to the Ferry Building in downtown San Francisco takes 20 to 30 minutes. The Oakland airport is a 10-minute drive and is also accessible via BART.
The East End neighborhood consists of the area East of Park Street, Fernside and Marina neighborhoods.
The park has a swimming pool, basketball courts, field, bocce, playground, picnic areas & BBQ pits.
Bustling and vibrant, Park Street offers a mix of boutiques, restaurants, shops, pubs, bars & more.
Just minutes away and features a walking and biking trail complete with views of the San Francisco skyline.
Renovated in 2008 it is now a modern multiplex that serves beer and wine & option to have food delivered.
South Shore has major grocery and department stores and hosts a variety of events year-round.
Since 1938, homes are elaborately decorate from animated characters to a full-blown light shows.
East End is the most walkable and bikeable neighborhood in Alameda.
Easy access to three bridges leading to the freeway and the Fruitvale BART station in Oakland. AC Transit bus lines O, OX, and W offer service to San Francisco.
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