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National Trust Properties in Palo Alto

 

 

The folllowing is from the 1994 National Register:

Criteria for Evaluation:

"To be listed on the National Register, properties must demonstrate significance in American history, architecture, archeology, engineering and culture is present in districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects that posess integrity of location, design, setting, materials, workmanship, feeling, and:

A. that are associated with events that have made a significant contribution to the broad patterns of our history; or

B. that are associated with the lives of persons significant in our past; or

C. that embody the distinctive characteristics of a type, period, or method of construction, or that represnet the work of a master, or that possess high artistic values, or that represent a significant and distinguishable entity whose components may lack individual distinction; or

D. that have yielded or may be likely to yield information important in prehistory or history."

Criteria Exceptions:

"Ordinarily, cemeteries, birthplaces or graves of historical figures, properties owned by religious institutions or used for religious purposes, structures that have been moved from their original locations, reconstructed historic buildings, properties primarily commemorative in nature, and properties that have achieved significance withing the last fifty years shall not be considered eligible for the National Register. However, such properties will qualify if they are integral parts of districts that do meet the criteria or if they fall within the following categories:

a. a religious property deriving significance from architectural or artistic distinction, or historical importance; or

b. a building or structure removed from its original location, but which is significant primarily for architectural value, or which is the surviving structure most importantly associated with a particular person or event; or

c. a birthplace or grave of a historical figure of outstanding importance if there is no other appropriate site or building directly associated with his productive life; or

d. a cemetary that derives its primary significance from graves of persons of transcendent importance, from age, from distinctive design features, or from association with historic events; or

e. a reconstructed building when accurately executed in a suitable environment and presented in a dignified manner as part of a restoration master plan, and when no other building or structure with the same association has survived; or

f. a property primarily commemorative in intent if design, age, tradition, or symbolic value has invested it with its own historical significance; or

g. a property achieving significance within the past fifty years if it is of exceptional importance."

Palo Alto and Stanford Properties

Name of Property, Address, Date of Listing, Criteria for Evaluation/Exception, Registry ID Number

Hewlett–Packard House, Garage and Shed

367 Addison Avenue
4/20/07
07000307
2006 Preservation Award

367 Addison Garage

T.B. Downing House
706 Cowper Street
10/30/73,
C,
73000452

Downing House

Kathleen Norris House
1247 Cowper Street
7/24/80/ B, C. a, 80000859
read more

1247 Cowper

Pettigrew House
1336 Cowper Street
11/25/80
C
80000860


Pettigrew house

Palo Alto Stock Farm Horse Barn,
Fremont Road, Stanford
12/12/85,
A C.
85003325

horse barn

Hanna–Honeycomb House
737 Frenchman's Road, Stanford
11/07/78,
A C g NHL,
78000780
(Frank Lloyd Wright)
— read more

Hanna-Honeycomb House

Green Gables Eichler Subdivision:
Channing Avenue, Ivy Lane, Greer Road, Wildwood Lane
7/28/05
04000863
— on 2008 Holiday House Tour

Green Gables Eichler

Greenmeadow Eichler Subdivision:

Nelson Drive, El Capitan Place, Adobe Place, Creekside Drive
7/28/05
04000862
— on 2008 Holiday House tour

318 Parkside

United States Post Office
380 Hamilton Avenue
4/05/81
A, C
81000175
(Designed by Birge Clark
with input from Lou Henry Hoover,
President Hoover's wife)

read more

Palo Alto Medical Clinic
300 Homer Avenue
6/21/10

10000357
more

Clinic Entry

The Woman's Club of Palo Alto
475 Homer Avenue

2016

more

Woman's club

Dunker House
420 Maple Street
2/19/82
C
82002364
Designed by Birge Clark

420 maple

Theophilus Allen House
601 Melville Avenue
5/20/90
99000580
—  read more

601 Melville

Lou Henry Hoover House
623 Mirada Road, Stanford
1/30/78
B, C, NHL
78000786
read more

Lou Henry Hoover House

Professorville Historical District (marked by a plaque)
Roughly bounded by Embarcadero Road, Addison Avenue,
Emerson Street and Cowper Street
10/03/80
A, C
80000861
More

Professorville Plaque

Ramona Street Architectural District (marked by plaque)
518 581 Ramona Street and 255 267 Hamilton Avenue
3/27/86
C, g
86000592

532

A.M.E. Zion Church building
819 Ramona Street
— read more

AME Zion

MacFarland House
775 Santa Ynez Street, Stanford
7/21/06
06000659
2009 Preservation Award

775 Santa Ynez

World War I Hostess House
25 University Avenue
7/30/76
A C,
76000528
Julia Morgan, architect, originally located in Menlo Park at Camp Fremont
read more

Hostess House

Southern Pacific Railroad Depot
95 University Avenue

4/18/96

96000425

station from tracks

Fraternal Hall
140 University Avenue / 514 High Street

2/15/90 A, C
90000119

 

514 High

Peck (Wilson) House
860 University Avenue
1/02/80
C
80000862
read more



860 University Avenue

John Adam Squire House
900 University Avenue
3/06/72
C
72000255
read more

Squire House

Pedro deLemos House
100–110 Waverley Oaks
1/10/80
C, g
80000863
read more

archieve photo

Kee House
2310 Yale Street
4/11/85
B, C
85000715

2310 Yale

 

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