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Palo Alto Historic Buildings Inventory

1130 University Avenue

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Inventory photo Photo taken September 28, 2013


The following is from the Historic Buildings Inventory as revised in 1985:

Physical appearance:   The unusual gable vent and window forms and some classically derived ornament are here united in a low, horizontal composition of Mediterranean Revival image.

Significance:  This is an unusual variation of a locally popular style. After it was completed, it was sold to William E. Williams (1930 - 1933), a Pacific Telephone district manager. From 1939 - 1950, William r. Sayre, a lumber company executive, was the owner, succeeded in 1953 by Elizabeth Hamilton and her husband David (deceased).


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This house was built in 1927 and is a Category 4 on the Historic Buildings Inventory. The owner and builder was William M. Meyer. The property measures 80 by 155.36 feet.

Sources: Palo Alto City Directories;  Palo Alto Times


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