At 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 8, Woody Minor will present a talk on the Bruton House, a Gold Coast landmark, on behalf of the Alameda Architectural Preservation Society. The talk will be held at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1420 Lafayette Street.
The talk is free for members and costs $5 for non-members
Minor will discuss the significance of the Bruton House, describing its architectural elements as well as its neighborhood setting.
He will also give some tips on how to research your historic home, providing an overview of sources as Sanborn maps, assessor’s maps, deed conveyances, building permits, newspaper articles, and census data. And he will describe the process of preparing landmark nomination reports.