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

  Date Location Tour Leader Meeting Place
475 Homer Saturday,
Sept. 24
Homer Avenue Steve Emslie
1005 Bryant Sunday,
Oct. 2

Professorville  Kris Zavoli
900 University Saturday,
Oct. 8

Crescent Park   Margaret Feuer
1005 Bryant Saturday,
Oct. 15

Professorville Gail Woolley 1005 Bryant Street (Bryant at Addison)
1181 College Saturday,
Oct. 29
College Terrace Carolyn George 1181 College Avenue (College at Harvard)
City Hall Coming in 2017!


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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