Tag Archives: Eminent domain

What’s going on with the Jean Sweeney Park?

In 2010, after the Court of Appeals upheld its rights under a 1924 repurchase option agreement with the Alameda Beltline Railroad, the City of Alameda was able to buy – at a deep discount – the land it needed to … Continue reading

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Pay up, Uncle Sam!

As Irene Dieter reported Thursday in the Alameda Sun, a federal district court judge has upheld the U.S. government’s “taking” of McKay Avenue, the street that connects Central Avenue and the 3.899 acres of land located on the shoreline at … Continue reading

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