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"Prof" denotes an unclassified Professorville home. "SHS" identifies home on a Stanford Historical Society tour. "*" indicates that the house displays a centennial plaque.
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Award Tour Architect Other
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Addison Avenue is one of the original street in Palo Alto, it is named for Joseph William Addison, an english essayist and statesman (1672–1719).
181 Addison Avenue 1908  
203 Addison Avenue 1903 side view
209 Addison Avenue 1903
219 Addison Avenue 1903* H.L. Upham One of 4 cottages built for Mrs. L.B. Angell in Block E
225 Addison Avenue 1903 H.L. Upham One of 4 cottages built for Mrs. L.B. Angell in Block E
233 Addison Avenue 1903* H.L. Upham One of 4 cottages built for Mrs. L.B. Angell in Block E
241 Addison Avenue  
253 Addison Avenue   rear cottage 1 and cottage 2
271 Addison Avenue 1894* 4
281 Addison Avenue 1903* 3   front door and garage
301 Addison Avenue 1901 3
310 Addison Avenue ggg Prof  
319 Addison Avenue 1900 3 1990 HHT
326 Addison Avenue 1907* Prof
327 Addison Avenue ca. 1900/02 3   2010 HHT
342–344 Addison Avenue Prof Houses at rear
350 Addison Avenue Prof  
353 Addison Avenue   view from Scott Street
358 Addison Avenue ca. 1900 Prof 2012 Preservation Award  
361 Addison Avenue  
367 Addison Avenue 1905* 1 2006 Preservation Award 2006 HHT HP House and Garage; National Register; California Landmark
370 Addison Avenue 1895* Prof
376 Addison Avenue 1908 Prof
448 Addison Avenue 1924 2 Roller Residence
449 Addison Avenue 1899 1998 HHT No photos yet
451 Addison Avenue 1899 No photos yet
471 Addison Avenue 1902 No photos yet
505–507 Addison Avenue   Birge Clark
526 Addison Avenue 1905*
536 Addison Avenue  
537 Addison Avenue 1904*
538 Addison Avenue   Addison Court 538, 540, 542, 544, 546, 548, 552
551 Addison Avenue 1903
560 Addison Avenue 1898*
574 Addison Avenue  
575 Addison Avenue   twin of 581
580 Addison Avenue new  
581 Addison Avenue   twin of 575
630 Addison Avenue   Teriapin House
650 Addison Avenue   Birge Clark Addison Elementary School
708 Addison Avenue    
906 Addison Avenue  
909 Addison Avenue  
916 Addison Avenue  
918 Addison Avenue  
919 Addison Avenue new  
920 Addison Avenue   Part of a court
922 Addison Avenue   Part of a court
924 Addison Avenue   Part of a court
925 Addison Avenue new  
926 Addison Avenue   Part of a court
928 Addison Avenue   Part of a court
930 Addison Avenue  
931 Addison Avenue 1910*
933937939 Addison Avenue 4   Ralph Emerson Welles, builder cottage group
934 Addison Avenue new  
936 Addison Avenue new  
938 Addison Avenue new  
940 Addison Avenue new  
941 Addison Avenue new  
943 Addison Avenue 1909*
946 Addison Avenue  
947 Addison Avenue new   rear behind 949
949 Addison Avenue  
955 Addison Avenue new     1927 category 4 Craftsman cottage read more
960 Addison Avenue    
965 Addison Avenue    
986 Addison Avenue    
987 Addison Avenue new  
990 Addison Avenue    
991 Addison Avenue  
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Award Tour Architect Other
Alger Drive is named for a financial backer of Stern and Price who developed the tract.
410 Alger Drive 1952 Stern and Price Demolished summer 2012
411 Alger Drive 1952 Expanded Stern and Price
420 Alger Drive   Replacement
430 Alger Drive 1952 Stern and Price
431 Alger Drive 1952 Stern and Price
440 Alger Drive 1952 Expanded Stern and Price
441 Alger Drive 1952 Expanded Stern and Price
450 Alger Drive 1952 Stern and Price
451 Alger Drive 1952 Stern and Price
455 Alger Drive 1952 Expanded Stern and Price
460 Alger Drive 1952 Stern and Price
461 Alger Drive 1952 Stern and Price
470 Alger Drive    
471 Alger Drive 1952 Stern and Price
480 Alger Drive 1952 Stern and Price
481 Alger Drive 1952 Remodeled Stern and Price
490 Alger Drive    
507 Alger Drive    
508 Alger Drive    
519 Alger Drive 1952 Expanded Stern and Price
520 Alger Drive    
531 Alger Drive 1952 Stern and Price
532 Alger Drive 1952 Stern and Price
543 Alger Drive 1952 Expanded Stern and Price
544 Alger Drive 1952 Expanded Stern and Price
555 Alger Drive 1952 Expanded Stern and Price
556 Alger Drive 1952 Expanded Stern and Price
567 Alger Drive    
568 Alger Drive 1952 Stern and Price
580 Alger Drive 1952 Stern and Price
609 Alger Drive  

Demolition photos

610 Alger Drive 1952 Stern and Price
619 Alger Drive 1952 Expanded Stern and Price
620 Alger Drive 1952 Stern and Price
630 Alger Drive 1952 Stern and Price
640 Alger Drive 1952 Stern and Price
650 Alger Drive 1952 Stern and Price
660 Alger Drive   Eichler
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Award Tour Architect Other
The name Alma Street is older than Palo Alto. Originally a path running along the railroad tracks, it was named by Timothy Hopkins for a family friend.
141 Alma Street 1905/1915 2006 Preservation Award
149 Alma Street
205 Alma Street 1910* Water Tower
325 Alma Street 1903 Detail
525 Alma Street 1917 2 2007 Preservation Award
529 Alma Street
535–539 Alma Street 1921 2 Birge Clark (1985 photo)
705 Alma Street Ellison's Body Shop
799 Alma Street 1929 2 Lindgren and Swinerton, Inc., architect & builder Pringle Service Station
841 Alma Street
853 Alma Street Lawson Bros. Cleaners
875 Alma Street Peninsula Creamery office and plant
917925 Alma Street Fuller Building
1101 Alma Street 1896/7 2005 Preservation Award
1111 Alma Street    
1433 Alma Street 1925 4 Mission Revival/Prairie school/European Secessionist
1995 Alma Street House faces Rinconada
3375 Alma Street Stanford Villa Apartments
35013525 Alma Street Offices
3553 Alma Street Apartments
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Award Tour Architect Other
One of the first residential streets on the Stanford campus, it was named for Juan Bautista Alvarado who was governor of Alta California from 1836 to 1842. His grandfather, also Juan Bautista Alvarado, was a member of the 1769 Portola expedition. Originally named Alvarado Avenue by David Starr Jordan, he changed avenue to row because a fow of pattern-book houses was built there.
576 Alvarado Row   Thought to be Will G. Corlett Chi Theta chi
579 Alvarado Row 1929 2012 SHS Theodore W. Lenzen  
582 Alvarado Row 1898 2012 SHS Curtis Tobey, Jr. Bolivar House
583 Alvarado Row 1908/09 L.A. Bachelder No photos yet
587 Alvarado Row 1920 Bungalowcraft Co.
592 Alvarado Row 1896 Hammarskjold House
593 Alvarado Row 1920 William Short, contractor  
611 Alvarado Row 1920 Bungalowcraft Co.  
612–614 Alvarado Row 1909 Bakewell & Brown  
621 Alvarado Row      
634636 Alvarado Row 1909 Bakewell & Brown  
637 Alvarado Row 1914 John K. Branner  
646 Alvarado Row 1917 John K. Branner  
649 Alvarado Row 1916  
665 Alvarado Row 1927 Birge Clark  
668 Alvarado Row 1936 Charles Sumner  
675 Alvarado Row 1924 Wolfe & Higgins  
676 Alvarado Row 1936 Charles Sumner  
683 Alvarado Row 1925 L. A. Batchelder  
694 Alvarado Row 1928 Charles Sumner  
705 Alvarado Row 1937 Charles Sumner  
710 Alvarado Row 1936 Henry C. Collins  
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Award Tour Architect Other
Named for Joseph Sweetman Ames, chairman of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics. He was the 4th president of Johns Hopkins University and an authority of spectroscopy and aerodynamics.
704 Ames Avenue     Los Arboles Eichler
708 Ames Avenue     Los Arboles Eichler
716 Ames Avenue     Los Arboles Eichler
724 Ames Avenue     Los Arboles Eichler
732 Ames Avenue     Los Arboles Eichler
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Award Tour Architect Other
Amherst, at the top of College Terrace, was named for Amherst College in Massachusetts (est. 1821).
2000 Amherst Street            
2015 Amherst Street            
2026 Amherst Street            
2030 Amherst Street            
2035 Amherst Street            
2040 Amherst Street           alternate view
2047 Amherst Street            
2054 Amherst Street            
2060 Amherst Street            
2065 Amherst Street           alternate view
2081 Amherst Street            
2098 Amherst Street            
2100 Amherst Street            
2103 Amherst Street            
2120 Amherst Street           alternate view
2121 Amherst Street           alternate view
2131 Amherst Street           alternate view
2147 Amherst Street            
2150 Amherst Street            
2170 Amherst Street            
2190 Amherst Street            
2195 Amherst Street           alternate view
2196 Amherst Street            
2200 Amherst Street            
2215 Amherst Street            
2216 Amherst Street 1934   2011 HHT   alternate view
2225 Amherst Street            
2230 Amherst Street * 1906 2011 HHT alternate view
2250 Amherst Street            
2270 Amherst Street           alternate view
2274 Amherst Street           alternate view
2275 Amherst Street *, 1893 1893 * 1997 and 2011 HHT
2282 Amherst Street           alternate view
2282 B Amherst Street            
2300 Amherst Street            
2303 Amherst Street 1931     2011 HHT    
2308 Amherst Street           alternate view
2320 Amherst Street           alternate view
2321 Amherst Street            
2335 Amherst Street           alternate view
2338 Amherst Street            
2345 Amherst Street            
2350 Amherst Street            
2370 Amherst Street            
2389 Amherst Street           chimney
2390 Amherst Street            
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Award Tour Architect Other
Arastradero Road derives its name from the Spanish word "arrastre", meaning a hauling road.
695 Arastradero Road 1904 More
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Award Tour Architect Other
Ashton Avenue and Ashton Court, part of a Stern and Price tract, are named for a Vertrans Administration official. This tract was platted in 1948, but the homes were not built until 1952.
510 Ashton Avenue  
513 Ashton Avenue 1952 Stern and Price
525 Ashton Avenue 1952 Stern and Price
530 Ashton Avenue 1952 Stern and Price—expanded
537 Ashton Avenue 1952 Stern and Price
540 Ashton Avenue 1952 Stern and Price
549 Ashton Avenue 1952 remodeled
561 Ashton Avenue 1952 Stern and Price
570 Ashton Avenue 1996 replacement
573 Ashton Avenue 1952 Stern and Price
585 Ashton Avenue   replacement
590 Ashton Avenue   replacement
597 Ashton Avenue 1952 Expanded Stern and Price
610 Ashton Avenue  
619 Ashton Avenue 1952
620 Ashton Avenue 1952 Stern and Price
629 Ashton Avenue 1952 Expanded Stern and Price
630 Ashton Avenue 1952 Expanded Stern and Price
639 Ashton Avenue   Replacement
640 Ashton Avenue   Replacement
649 Ashton Avenue 1952 Stern and Price
650 Ashton Avenue  
659 Ashton Avenue 1952 Stern and Price
660 Ashton Avenue 1952 Stern and Price
669 Ashton Avenue 1952 Stern and Price
670 Ashton Avenue  
680 Ashton Avenue  
689 Ashton Avenue   replacement
699 Ashton Avenue  
3423 Ashton Court  
3424 Ashton Court 1952 Expanded Stern and Price
3433 Ashton Court 1952 Stern and Price
3434 Ashton Court 1952   Stern and Price
3444 Ashton Court 1952—
demolished 2012
  Photos of the mid–century modern light fixtures, kitchen and other rooms. Other models had a galley kitchen.
3448 Ashton Court (was 3444) 2014 replacement home for 3444
3453 Ashton Court   replacement
3454 Ashton Court 1952 Expanded Stern and Price
3463 Ashton Court   replacement

 

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