Blogging Bayport Alameda

June 17, 2022

Red flags, part 5

Filed under: Alameda — Lauren Do @ 6:07 am

Continuing from the review of architectural plans from yesterday, these are the Barracks. Again, there will always be two sets to the blueprints: the full set and the information in the right hand corner.

These are images from the application itself

And the comparisons to the blueprints, the best that I can sort out:

And some comparisons from the old until today, you can see that there have been a lot of changes, I know that the windows have been swapped out from wood to aluminum and the paint job is different. It’s not clear if siding is the same either:


  1. Trying to see Bruno’s signature …

    Comment by Ron Mooney — June 17, 2022 @ 7:27 am

  2. Growing up in the military, I can assure you, that, with a little tweak here n there, these plans/buildings are not unique. Think about how many military installations there were between 1930-1960. Basically, the same buildings are everywhere. Does anyone really think in 1942 that they hired an architect specifically to design the school? In the middle of a war? The operative word here is boilerplate. I’m surprised a local PE or AIA hasn’t mentioned it. Great research, but sad you have had to do it.

    Comment by Li_ — June 17, 2022 @ 11:31 am

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