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"Prof" denotes an unclassified Professorville home. "*" indicates that the house displays a centennial plaque.
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East Charleston was named for George Charleston, purchaser of 160 acres of marsh land in what is now Pao Alto and Mounain View. He was from Scotland and his letters are preserved in the Mountain View Pioneer and Historial Association archive.
737 East harleston
737 East Charleston
1957
738 East Charleston
738 East Charleston
1954
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East Crescent Drive was named in 1926 when the Crescent Park tract was planned.
500
500 East Crescent Drive
1951
515
515 East Crescent Drive
1930 2 Gardner Dailey Mortonson Residence, Landmark building
525
525 East Crescent Drive
1926 4   Gardner A. Dailey  
530
530 East Crescent Drive
1926
Considered for the National Register and deemed potentially eligible for the California Register in by Dames and Moore in 1998.
541
541 East Crescent Drive
1928   Deemed eligible for the National and California Registers in by Dames and Moore in 1998.
548
548 East Crescent Drive
1928   2007 HHT Charles Sumner Considered for the National Register and deemed potentially eligible for the California Register in by Dames and Moore in 1998.
557
557 East Crescent Drive
1930   Deemed potentially eligible for the California Register in by Dames and Moore in 1998.
566
566 East Crescent Drive
1926   Deemed potentially eligible for the California Register in by Dames and Moore in 1998.
576
576 East Crescent Drive
1926
585
585 East Crescent Drive
1936   Deemed potentially eligible for the California Register in by Dames and Moore in 1998.
590
590 East Crescent Drive
1930       Monterey style

Considered for the National Register and deemed potentially eligible for the California Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.
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East Greenwich Place dates from 1939. The developers of the Leland Manor subdivision, Hare, Brewer and Kelly, Inc. held a contest to name the street held a contest and Mrs. C. L. Phillips won $10 for her suggestion of Greenwich.
836
836 East Greenwich Place
circa 1948;
3/2
    Leland Manor
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East Meadow Drive, originally known as Diss Road, which bordered the Diss and Berner ranches, was re–named in 1953 at the request of the developers of tract housing on either side.
171
171 East Meadow Drive
1950   Stern and Price
210
210 East Meadow Drive
1951    
211
211 East Meadow Drive
1950   Stern and Price
240
240 East Meadow Drive
1952   Fairmeadow Eichler
417
417 East Meadow Drive
2005  
425
425 East Meadow Drive
1951   Stern and Price
433
433 East Meadow Drive
1951   Stern and Price
441
441 East Meadow Drive
1951   Stern and Price
449
449 East Meadow Drive
1951   Stern and Price
457
457 East Meadow Drive
1951   Stern and Price
465
465 East Meadow Drive
1951   Stern and Price
473
473 East Meadow Drive
2007   replacement
480
480 East Meadow Drive
  Birge Clark 480
JLS Middle School (Wilbur Junior High)
481
481 East Meadow Drive
1951   Stern and Price
489
489 East Meadow Drive demolished
1951   Stern and Price
497
497 East Meadow Drive
1951   Stern and Price
500
500 East Meadow Drive
  Fairmeadow Elementary
515
515 East Meadow Drive
1951   Stern and Price
525
525 East Meadow Drive
2010   replacement
535
535 East Meadow Drive
1951   Stern and Price expanded
545
545 East Meadow Drive
1951   Stern and Price
555
555 East Meadow Drive
1996   replacement
565
565 East Meadow Drive
1951   Stern and Price
595
595 East Meadow Drive
1952   Stern and Price
611
611 East Meadow Drive
1952   Stern and Price
631
631 East Meadow Drive
2006   replacement
641
641 East Meadow Drive
1952   Stern and Price
651
651 East Meadow Drive
1956   Eichler
661
661 East Meadow Drive
1956   Eichler expanded
670
670 East Meadow Drive
1956     Covenant Presbyterian Church, founded 1951
671
671 East Meadow Drive
1956   Eichler
681
681 East Meadow Drive
1956   Eichler
691
691 East Meadow Drive
1965   Eichler
875
875 East Meadow Drive
1956      
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Edgewood Drive probably got its name in 1920 from the developer. It was one of the first streets in the Crescent Park tract, No. 1.
1400
1400 Edgewood Drive
1934   Birge Clark Considered for the National Register and deemed potentially eligible for the California Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.
1401
1401 Edgewood Drive
1938   Birge Clark Deemed eligible for the National Register and the California Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.
1414 Edgewood
1414 Edgewood Drive
1934 4  
1417
1417 Edgewood Drive
1952    
186 Island
1422 Edgewood Drive / 185 Island Drive
1936   Considered for the National Register and potentially eligible for the California Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.
1425
1425 Edgewood Drive
2002    
1431
1431 Edgewood Drive
1948 Birge Clark
1440
1440 Edgewood Drive
1948   Birge Clark  
1441
1441 Edgewood Drive
1968    
1449
1449 Edgewood Drive
1929   Built for Fritz Roth of PAMF. On cover of 1978 phone book"
1450
1450 Edgewood Drive
1918-24 4 Originally carriage hoouse for 1456
1456 gate
1456 Edgewood Drive
1866 -- foundation; 1882 house; many alterations over the years 2 Newell house
1462 Edgewood
1462 Edgewood Drive
1949   1462 Edgewood
closer view
Considered for the National Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.
1474
1474 Edgewood Drive
1935   Birge Clark Deemed eligible for the National Register and California Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.
1480
1480 Edgewood Drive
1936   Birge Clark Deemed potentially eligible for the California Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.
1490
1490 Edgewood Drive
1936 3 Birge Clark House Birge Clark built for himself
1491
1491 Edgewood Drive
1941   Deemed potentially eligible for the California Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.
1499
1499 Edgewood Drive
1946  
1657
1657 Edgewood Drive
1950    
1565
1565 Edgewood Drive
2011    
1690
1690 Edgewood Drive
2014  
1893
1893 Edgewood Drive
circa 1950:
3/2
 
1949
1949 Edgewood Drive
circa 1956
4/2
  Eichler Green Gables
2034 Edgewood
2034 Edgwood Drive
1997  
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This portion of El Camino Real and Way (the King's Highway), dates from 1852. It was originally known as the San Francisco–San Jose Road used by the weekly stage coach. It was also knows as the County Road, and as Mayfield's Main Street. In 1906 it became officially El Camino real and was the second nationally named highway. Circa 1911, it became California's first State Highway. El Camino Way, before 1920, was part of the original route.
2650
2650 El Camino Real
1923 DEMOLISHED 1982 3 Henry C. Smith Mayfield School
3751 El Camino Real  
condo
4068 El Camino Way
circa 2014;
3/3
  Hayes Group condominium
The Hamlet
4149 — 4161
El Camino Way
1987   The Hamlet condominium
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El Capitan Place is named for the rock in Yosemite National Park.
520
520 El Capitan Place
1954   2008 HHT   Greenmeadow Eichler
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El Carmelo Avenue was platted in 1905 for the proposed city of Leland.
311
311 El Carmelo Avenue
1892 *     Originally located at 164 Hamilton Avenue
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El Dorado Avenue was to be the name of a streeet in the never established City of Leland. Leland would have been bounded by what are now Colorado and El Verano Avenues and Alma Street and the Bay.
El Dorado
179 El Dorado Avenue
1950    
450  el Dorado
450 El Dorado Avenue
1960    
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El Escarpardo Way, Stanford is a cul–de–sac off Gerona Road. The name is derived from the Spanish for "steep slope".
421
421 El Escarpado Way
1927   Charles Sumner  
430
430 El Escarpado Way
         
445
445 El Escarpado Way
1927     Charles Sumner    
450
450 El Escarpado Way
1927   Charles Sumner  
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Ely Place is part of a development by the contract builder firm of Burke and Wyatt. It is named for Henry Ely, a librarian in Palo Alto and Menlo Park and investor in the Greenmeadow Eichler tract.
220 Ely
220 Ely Place
1960  
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Embarcadero Road was originally a trail on the Seale and Greer properties that led to a landing on San Franscsquito Creek at the Bay. It became a county road in 1872.
Haymarket
50 Embarcadero Road
1917, 1922 2 Allison & Allison (Administration Building and Auditorium-theater); Birge Clark and Walter Huber Palo Alto Senior High School
51 Embarcadero Road demolished 1954     Lucas Greer residence -- site of Town & Country Village
233 Embarcadero Road Professorville No photo yet

235 Embarcadero Road
1906 2 1994 HHT Gus Laumeister
251 Embarcadero
251 Embarcadero Road
1906 Professorville  
281
281 Embarcadero Road / 1250 Bryant

(best seen from Bryant)
c. 1908 Professorville possible Laumeister; built for Prof. George Peirce  
320
320 Embarcadero Road
1907
330
330 Embarcadero Road
1912 4  
340
340 Embarcadero Road
1907 *    
350
350 Embarcadero Road
1911  
359 Embarcadero
359 Embarcadero Road
1901 4 Was 374 Melville and 370 Embarcadero
425
425-427 Embarcadero Road
1907 *   1989 HHT A.W. Smith
473 Embarcadero Road 1988 Professorville  
505
505 Embarcadero Road
1907 4 1996 HHT  
525 Embarcadero
525 Embarcadero Road
c. 1921 Deemed potentially eligible for the CRHR in 1998
Harbormaster house
2500 Embarcadero Road
1937 2      
Sea Scouts
2560 Embarcadero Road
1941 1 2012 Preservation Award Birge Clark Built as the Sea Scout Base (more photos)
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Emerson Street was named for the author/philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1803–1882.
107 Emerson
107 Emerson Street
1980    
202
202 Emerson Street
1909 *    
205
205 Emerson Street
1900   Deemed potentially eligible for the California Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.

206
206 Emerson Street
1910   Deemed potentially eligible for the California Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.
210
210 – 216 Emerson Street
1912   4 units

Deemed eligible for the National and California Registers by Dames and Moore in 1998.
213
213 Emerson Street
1900   Deemed potentially eligible for the California Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.
225
220 Emerson Street
2007  
225
225 Emerson Street
1893 2 Rosebrook House
230
230 - 232 Emerson Street
1901 / 2000  
213
231 Emerson Street
1988  
235
235 Emerson Street
1904 *   Deemed potentially eligible for the California Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.
240
234 - 240 Emerson Street
1902   Photo taken April 2011

Deemed potentially eligible for the California Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.
245
245 Emerson Street
1906  
249
249 251 Emerson Street
1906  
250
244 - 250 Emerson Street
1908   Deemed potentially eligible for the California Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.
318 Emerson
318 Emerson Street
1906 *    
324 Emerson
324 Emerson Street
1902 *   1999 HHT  
435
435 – 439 Emerson Street
1924 – 25   Birge Clark Baker Hotel

Deemed potentially eligible for the California Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.
`80 University
510 Emerson Street / 180 University Avenue
1899 3 Fraser Building
530 Emerson
530 - 532 Emerson Street
1915   Wasson Building; originally
California Restaurant

Considered for the National Register and deemed potentially eligible for the California Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.
Mac's
534 Emerson Street
1920   Mac's Smokeshop,
originally Star Barber Shop, then Palo alto Paint Companmy (1928)

Considered for the National Register and deemed potentially eligible for the California Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.
536
536 Emerson Street
1920 2 Bells' Books
540
540 Emerson Street
1904 3  
543
543 Emerson Street
1922 3 Schmidt Building

 

544
544 Emerson Street

c. 1926 4 Birge Clark Originally a Chinese restaurant
548
548552–556–566 Emerson Street
1924   Deemed potentially eligible for the California Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.
177 Hamilton
566 Emerson Street / 177 Hamilton Avenue
1924   Deemed potentially eligible for the California Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.
611
611 Emerson Street
1916 2 Birge Clark  
624
624 640 Emerson Street
1924 3 Commercial block
625
625 - 631 Emerson Street
1902 2 Apartment house
Acme Glass
635 Emerson Street
1938 4 Acme Glass company
651
651 Emerson Street
1920    
701
701 Emerson Street
2003    
718
718 Emerson Street
1950    
721
721 Emerson Street
2003    
723
723 Emerson Street
2003    
728
728 732 Emerson Street
1924   Deemed potentially eligible for the California Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.
731 Emerson
731 Emerson Street
1895/96 *   Deemed potentially eligible for the National and California registers by Dames and Moore in 1998.
735
735 Emerson Street
1925 4 Connects to 734 Ramona
745
745 Emerson Street
1932 / 1960    
761
761 Emerson Street
1901   Emerson portion of 201 Homer
795
795 Emerson Street
   
800
800 Emerson Street

806
806 Emerson Street

818
818 Emerson Street
1923 4 Commercial
825
825 Emerson Street
1966 Village Cobbler
829
829 Emerson Street
1962 Ahmann Kadlec Associates
833
833 Emerson Street
1962 Pilates Studio
839
839 Emerson Street
1959 Flipboard
847
847 Emerson Street
1924 Jacquie's Sew & Sew
882
882 Emerson Street
1960 Commercial building
895
895 Emerson Street
1979 / 2000 Commercial building
913
913 Emerson Street / 200 Channing Avenue
1984 de Forest house
Site of Lee de Forest home
(note marker at front describing importance)
926
926 Emerson Street
1962 Emerson Cleaner
929
929 Emerson Street
1904 / 1912 Cottage
930
930 Emerson Street
1963 Commercial building
933
933 – 935 – 937 Emerson Street
1950 Commercial building
934
934 - 944 Emerson Street
1920 / 2000 Part of group --glimpse of rear cottage
rear cottage

Deemed potentially eligible for the California Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.
936
936 Emerson Street
1920   Part of group

Deemed potentially eligible for the California Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.
938
938 Emerson Street
1920   Part of group

Deemed potentially eligible for the California Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.
941
941 - 943 Emerson Street
1902 original homes Commercial building
944
944 Emerson Street
1920   Cottage group

Deemed potentially eligible for the California Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.
945
945 Emerson Street
1905   Rear commercial space

Deemed potentially eligible for the National and California Registers by Dames and Moore in 1998.
948
948 Emerson Street
1906   Residence
949
949 Emerson Street
1905   S.O.S. Market

Deemed potentially eligible for the National and California Registers by Dames and Moore in 1998.
1001
1001 Emerson Street
1999
1000
1004 Emerson Street
1908 "Rainbow House"
1010
1010 Emerson Street
1910 / 1995

1023 Emerson Street
1920
1024
1024 Emerson Street
1908  
1027
1027 Emerson Street
1904 4 2000 Preservation Award 2006 HHT
1028
1028 Emerson Street
ca. 1916   Craftsman bungalow
1035
1035 Emerson Street
1904 3 Gustav Laumeister
1040
1040 Emerson Street
c. 1910  
1085
1085 Emerson Street *
1909    
1090
1090 Emerson Street*
1908   1999 Preservation Award Deemed potentially eligible for the California Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.
1091
1091 Emerson Street
now 225 Lincoln Professorville  
1101
1101 Emerson Street*
1903 3 Laumeister
1102
1102 Emerson Street
1925 Professorville
1114
1111 Emerson Street
1903 4 Laumeister

1118
1118 Emerson Street
1909  
1121
1121 Emerson Street*
1908 Professorville 1988 HHT
1128
1128 Emerson Street
1916 4
1129
1129 Emerson Street
1908 4 1991 HHT Laumeister
1133
1133 Emerson Street
1976 Professorville
1134
1134 Emerson Street
1907 4
1135
1135 Emerson Street
1976 Professorville
1174 Emerson
1174 Emerson Street
1980 Professorville  
1176
1176 Emerson Street
1925 3
1200
1200 Emerson Street
1911 Professorville  
1210 Emerson Street 1910 Professorville

1215 Emerson Street
1906 Professorville
Deemed eligible for the National and California registers by Dames and Moore in 1998.
1230 Emerson Street 1910 Professorville
1234 Emerson Street 1910 Professorville

 

Deemed potentially eligible for the California Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.
1260 Emerson Street 1924 Professorville Landmark Historic Residence  
1401
1401 Emerson Street
1913 4 Charles Hodges Allan and Ann Peck were the original owners
1505 Emerson
1505 Emerson Street
1922    
1551 Emerson
1551 Emerson Street *
c. 1906 / 1942   Craftsman
1570 Emerson
1570 Emerson Street
1937 4 William Wilson Wurster / Thomas Church  
1664 Emerson
1664 Emerson Street
1939 Leslie Nichols
1729 Emerson
1729 Emerson Street
1922
1768
1768 Emerson Street
2015/16 Steve Pouge
1818 Emerson
1818 Emerson Street
1922
1904
1904 Emerson Street
1940 / 1980
1918
1918 Emerson Street
1940 Photo of house and construction sign taken Aug. 2, 2013
1919
1919 Emerson Street
1930   Decorative detail

Deemed potentially eligible for the California Register (1998)
1926
1926 Emerson Street
1951
1927
1927 Emerson Street
1930  
1932
1932 Emerson Street
2008   Original home was potentially eligible for the California Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.
1935
1935 Emerson Street
1934   Original home was potentially eligible for the California Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.
1944
1944 Emerson Street
1930
1947
1947 Emerson Street
1934
1959
1959 Emerson Street
1924
2004
2004 Emerson Street
1940 / 1946  
2015
2015 Emerson Street
1927 / 1960
2020
2020 Emerson Street
1988
2027
2027 Emerson Street
1987
2030
2030 Emerson Street
1937
2040
2040 Emerson Street
1956 group of homes
2050
2050 Emerson Street
1930   Deemed potentially eligible for the California Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.
2051
2051 Emerson Street
2007   Photo taken during construction Aug. 2, 2013
2056
2056 Emerson Street
1920   At rear of lot

Deemed potentially eligible for the California Registerby Dames and Moore in 1998.
2060
2060 Emerson Street
1920   Deemed potentially eligible for the California Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.
2065
2065 Emerson Street
1928 / 2015
2085
2085 Emerson Street
1938  

2100
2100 Emerson Street
1993
2135 Emerson
2135 Emerson Street
2022
2105
2105 Emerson Street
1931 /12013
2290 Emerson2290 Emerson Street ca. 1949
23602360 Emerson Street circa 1923 / 1992
Roger Kohler up-dates
2453 Emerson
2453 Emerson Street
1957
 
2637 Emerson
2637 Emerson Street
c. 1950 / 1985
2640 Emerson
2640 Emerson Street
c. 1948
2661 Emerson
2661– 2663 Emerson Street
c. 1952
2666 Emerson
2666 Emerson Street
c. 1952
2671 Emerson
2671 Emerson Street
c. 1948 / 1975
2676 Emerson
2676 Emerson Street
c. 1951
2685 Emerson
2685 Emerson Street
c. 1949
2690 Emerson
2690 Emerson Street
c. 1951 / 1956
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Encina Avenue is named for the Spanish name for the California Live Oak which grew in the surrounding countryside.
51
51 Encina Avenue
1900 2 barn
Greer house and barn
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Escondido Road on the Stanford campus runs from Stanford Avenue in Palo Alto's College Terrace to the Escondido Mall near the main Quad. Escondite Cottage, the home of Peter Coutts is located on Comstock Circle at the Stanford Avenue end of the street.
Peter Coutts Library
860 Escondido Road
    Peter Coutts' Library / Tower House
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Everett Avenue was named for Edward Everett, 1794–1865, a Unitarian minister, governor of Massachusetts, president of Harvard College, and United States Secretary of State.
115 Everett
115 Everett Avenue
1913   Deemed potentially eligible for California Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.
163
163 Everett Avenue
1951  
171
171 Everett Avenue
2010   original house
Original
177
177 Everett Avenue
1905   Deemed otentially eligible for California Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.
183
183 Everett Avenue
1905  
186
186 Everett Avenue
1963  
188
188 Everett Avenue
1963  
205 Everett
205 Everett Avenue
c. 1921-22 Deemed potentially eligible for the ECalifornia Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.
206 Everett Avenue 1996  
208 Everett Avenue 1996  
210
210 Everett Avenue
1996  
212
212 Everett Avenue
1996  
306
306 Everett Avenue
 
405
405 Everett Avenue
 
412
412 Everett Avenue
1906 / 1970   3 1999 HHT
472
472 Everett Avenue
1900 / 1930   474 on same property in rear
475
475 Everett Avenue
1904 / 1920  
477
477 Everett Avenue
1922   Deemed otentially eligible for California Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.
482
482 Everett Avenue
1899   Deemed eligible for the National Trust and the California Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.
505
505–507–509 Everett Avenue
1904   Side apartment at 275 Cowper

Deemed potentially eligible for California Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.
559
559 Everett Avenue
1904   Deemed otentially eligible for California Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.
560
560 Everett Avenue
1936/37 and 1945 3 Streamline Moderne
565
565 Everett Avenue
ca. 1910   Deemed otentially eligible for California Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.
566
566 Everett Avenue
1913; possibly 1905
Original owner Laura Williamson was a librarian at Stanford. Original cost: $1,500.

Deemed otentially eligible for California Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.
575
575 Everett Avenue
1900   Deemed otentially eligible for California Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.
576
576 Everett Avenue
1918   Deemed otentially eligible for California Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.
579
579 Everett Avenue
1932  
604
604 Everett Avenue
1909 / 1946  
614
614 Everett Avenue
2003   Demolished house was deemed potentially eligible for the California RegisterDeemed otentially eligible for California Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.
626
626 Everett Avenue
2011   very modern glass
634
634 Everett Avenue
2013  
657
657 Everett Avenue*
1908/1910 4 corner view
alternate view
676 Everett
676 Everett Avenue
1917 demolished;
1997 replacement
 
751
751 Everett Avenue
1916 4 Pair to its neighbor at 761
758
758 Everett Street
1923 4 Birge Clark 758
Tudor Cottage
761
761 Everett Avenue
1916 4 Pair to its neighbor at 751 Everett
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Evergreen Drive was named
3505 Evergreen
3505 Evergreen Drive
1957  
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