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Spring 2017
Walking Tour Schedule —All tours start at 10 a.m.

  Date Location Tour Leader Meeting Place
900 University TODAY!

April 29
Crescent Park   Margaret Feuer 900 University Avenue at Seneca
475 Homer May 13
Homer Avenue Steve Emslie The Woman's Club, 475 Homer Avenue
1005 Bryant
May 20
Professorville  Gail Woolley 1005 Bryant Street (Bryant at Addison)
1005 Bryant May 21

Professorville Kris Zavoli 1005 Bryant Street (Bryant at Addison
1181 College May 27 College Terrace Carolyn George 1181 College Avenue (College at Harvard)
City Hall
Downtown Coming in the fall!

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—so join us on the next docent-led tour!

downtown brochure cover Downtown Walking Tour

Beautiful tiles abound! The brochure is currently being revised.

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! Choose either a Saturday or Sunday tour—or both! 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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