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Spring Walking Tour Schedule — All tours start at 10 a.m.

  Date Location Tour Leader Meeting Place
1005 Bryant Saturday, May 14

Professorville  Gail Woolley
1181 College

 

Saturday, May 21

College Terrace Carolyn George
900 University Saturday, May 28
Crescent Park   Margaret Feuer 900 University Avenue
475 Homer Saturday, June 18
(Note date change)
Homer Avenue Steve Emslie The Woman's Club, 475 Homer Avenue


If  you can't wait, see the self-guided brochures described below!

Preview Palo Alto's historic architectural styles, and see examples of what some of our early architects and builders created.


 

Tour Brochures

College Terrace Walking Tour Sampler College Terrace Sampler

Dating from 1887, College Terrace was developed with faculty and fraternities in mind!

Squire House Crescent Park  

There is no brochure for this tour yet—but a docent–led tour will be part of our next round of walking tours. Watch for the date!

Varsity Theater Downtown Walking Tour

Beautiful tiles abound! We are hoping to resume the docent–led tour.

door Holiday House Tour

Links to photos from past Holiday House Tours are on the Holiday House Tour page. (There is no tour planned for this year.)

Homer Avenue MOAH entry Homer Avenue Heritage Walk

Old laundries, the church from Harold and Maude, charming Victorian cottages—it's all on Homer Avenue!

fresco Professorville Sampler

This walk gives you a feel for this wonderful neighborhood that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and was Palo Alto's first historical district! Read about early Professorville residents in "Who was who in Professorville" by columnist Ward Winslow, reprinted from the Sunday, October 13, 1985 Palo Alto Times Tribune.

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