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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
* indicates that the owner accepted a centennial plaque.
Address Year Inventory Award Tour Architect/Builder Other
University Avenue was named by Timothy Hopkins in 1889 when the town was still named University Park. It was planned to lead directly to the campus.
Hostess House
25–27 University Avenue
1918 1 National Register; California Registered Landmark Julia Morgan Hostess House (interior)
station
95 University Avenue
1940 1 J.H. Christie Train Station
117
117 University Avenue
1928 / 1985
125
121131 University Avenue
1925 2 Birge Clark Wells P. Goodenough, builder
124
124 University Avenue
1981
125
125 University Avenue
1920 / 1960 2
Fraternal Hall
140 University Avenue /
514 High Street
1898 2 National Register Fraternal Hall
165
165 University Avenue
1963 / 1985
168
168 University Avenue
2001
170
170 University Avenue
1964
180
180 University Avenue /
510 Emerson
1899 3 Fraser Building/Montgomery Ward; E.A. Hettinger, builder
Stanford Theater
223 University Avenue
1925 Weeks and Day Stanford Theater
227–229 University Avenue 1908 now part of the Stanford Theater
233
233–235 University Avenue
1920   Deemed potentially eligible for the California Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.
251
251 University Avenue
1906, 1928 3 William Henry Weeks, 1906 1928 remodel by H.A. Minton
255
255 University Avenue
c. 1910 3  
261
261 University Avenue
c. 1910 / 1920
263
263 University Avenue
c. 1910 / 1920
267
267 University Avenue
c. 1910 / 1920
270
270–274 University Avenue
2006   Replaced a 1908 building
271
271 University Avenue
1929 3 John Carl Warnecke Zig–zag Moderne; Joseph Magnin
278 University
278 University Avenue
2013 278 University
281
281 University Avenue
1930 / 1996 1927 photo shows Mendenhall Company dry goods
310 Univesity
300 - 310 - 314 University Avenue
2009     310
Walgreens before the fire
317
317 University Avenue
2013 2
3180324 University
318-320-322-324
University Avenue
1926 / 1950
323
323 University Avenue
1925 2 2015 Preservation Award Birge Clark Wells P. Goodenough, builder
double storefront on right
326 University Avenue
Burma Ruby
1926 double storefront at right
center storefront
328 University Avenue
Walgreens Specialty
1926 center store
338 University
338 University Avenue
Siam Royal
1926 300 block University
338-278 University
340 University, Apple Store
340 University Avenue
2013
352 Univesity
352 University Avenue
1949 was Woolworth's
355 University detail
353 - 355 University Avenue
1973 355
Douglas Fabrics, ca. 1986
367
367 University Avenue
1922, 1931 4
380
380-382 University Avenue
2009
383
383 University Avenue
1923 / 2011
384
384-386 University Avenue
1925 3 Decker Oak Building; Cranston and Smith, builder
384
396 University Avenue / 502 Waverley
1925 3 Decker Oaks building; Cranston and Smith, builder
415
415419 University Avenue
1926 3 Birge Clark Wells P. Goodenough, builder
423
423 University Avenue
1927 3 Birge Clark Wells P. Goodenough, builder
425
425 University Avenue
1937 / 1946
428Univ

428–432 University Avenue
1927 / 1950
429
429–447 University Avenue
1927 Demolished

2019

detail
detail
shops
436452 University Avenue
1927 2 Birge Clark Wells P. Goodenough, builder
441
441 University Avenue
1927 Threatened
447
447 University Avenue
1927 Threatened
451
451 University Avenue
1938 / 2001
Vaarsity
456 University Avenue
1927 1 Reid Brothers New Varsity Theater (photo taken closing day)
shops
460474 University Avenue
1927 3 1999 Preservation Award Birge Clark Wells P. Goodenough, builder
480
480–498 University Avenue
1929 / 1930 2 Birge Clark President Hotel; James McLaughlin, builder
564
564 University Avenue
1904 2 2015 Preservation Award Forbes residence
755
755 University Avenue
1903 * 2 Dunker House
765
765 University Avenue
1907 *
789 University
789 University Avenue
c. 1922   Considered for the National Register and deemed potentially eligible for the California Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.
827
817 - 829 University Avenue
1955
831
831 - 845 University Avenue
1961 replaced the original 1911 home
demolished
Frank D. Wolfe Reese–Evans House
851
851 University Avenue
1903 4 Gus Laumeister, builder
860
860 University Avenue
1906 1 National Register 2012 HHT Frank Delois Wolfe and Charles Mackenzie Peck Wilson House
Squire House
900 University Avenue
1904 1 National Register 1995 and 2012 HHTs T. Paterson Ross Squire House
909
909 University Avenue
1956
919
919 University Avenue
1955
939
939 University Avenue
1916 2 John R. Branner; George Jacobsen, builder Restoration in progress. (3/2016)
950
950 University Avenue
1908 4 Roy H. Heald, architect; Gus Laumeister, builder; Thomas Church, landscaping De Forest Residence
969
969 University Avenue
1966
970
970 University Avenue
1909 2 Roy H. Heald;
Gus Laumeister, builder
2016 photo
1005 University Avenue
1902 2
1057
1057 University Avenue
1924 4 Wells P. Goodenough, builder
1085 University
1085 University Avenue
1922   Deemed potentially eligible for the California Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.
1125 University
1125 University Avenue
1908   Considered for the National Register and deemed potentially eligible for the California Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.
1130
1130 University Avenue
1927 4
1150
1150 University Avenue
1939 Birge Clark
472 Maple
1233 University Avenue /
472 Maple Street
c. 1925 / 1930   Deemed potentially eligible for the California Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.
1307
1307 University Avenue
1924
demolished 2021
1310
1310 University Avenue
c. 1931   2002 HHT Considered for the National Register and deemed potentially eligible for the California Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.
1321
1321 University Avenue
c. 1925   Deemed potentially eligible for the California Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.
1410
1410 University Avenue
c. 1936   Deemed potentially eligible for the California Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.
1420
1420 University Avenue
c. 1936   Deemed potentially eligible for the California Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.
1505
1505 University Avenue
1926 4 2007 HHT Charles K. Sumner Ralph Follmer, builder
1531
1531 University Avenue
c. 1926 / 2015   Considered for the National Register and deemed potentially eligible for the California Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.
1545
1545 University Avenue
c. 1927   Considered for the National Register and deemed potentially eligible for the California Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.
1 Crescent
1567 University Avenue /
1 Crescent Drive
c. 1926 / 1990   Considered for the National Register and deemed potentially eligible for the California Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.
1570
1570 University Avenue
c. 1931   Deemed eligible for the National and California Registers by Dames and Moore in 1998.
1600 University
1600 University Avenue
1950
1625
1625 University Avenue
1952
1650
1650 University Avenue
c. 1924 / 1990   Deemed eligible for the California Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.
1690
1690 University Avenue
c. 1948
1710
1710 University Avenue
c. 1954
1730
1730 University Avenue
1936   Pedro de Lemos stone stairs; 
Batchelder fireplace

Deemed potentially eligible for the California Register by Dames and Moore in 1998.
1737
1737 University Avenue
2016
1741
1741 University Avenue
c. 1949 / 1995
1750
1750 University Avenue
c. 1936
1755
1755 University Avenue
2016 replacement home   The original home, shown in the photo, was considered for the National and California Registers by Dames and Moore in 1998.
1771
1771 University Avenue
c. 1952
1800 University
1800 University Avenue / 515 East Crescent
1930 3 Gardner Dailey Mortonson Residence, Thomas Church, landscaping
1870
1870 University Avenue
1929 2 Gardner Dailey Manning House
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Address Year Inventory Award Tour Architect/Builder Other
Van Auken Circle, is named for the Elizabeth Van Auken, a Palo Alto teacher and principal for whom the local elementary school was named in 1950..
954 Van Auken
954 Van Auken Circle
1950        
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Address Year Inventory Award Tour Architect/Builder Other
Ventura Avenue and Ventura Court are part of the Ventura Tract, once owned by William Curtner. It's planned name was San Buenaventura, but the post office thought that was too long!
270 Ventura
270 Ventura Avenue
1978        
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Address Year Inventory Award Tour Architect/Builder Other
Vernon Terrace honors Vernon Smith of Dallas, Texas. He had a financial interest in the area.
reolacement home
3355 Vernon Terrace
2022        
street view
3390 Vernon Terrace
1952        
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Address Year Inventory Award Tour Architect/Builder Other
Villa Vera, Villa Vista, and Villa Real are private streets in the Villa de las Plazas Townhouse Development. These homes are located on the site of the former McElroy Lumber Company on El Camino Real between Los Robles and Vista Avenues.
4016
4016 Villa Vera
1977        
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Address Year Inventory Award Tour Architect/Builder Other
Vista Avenue, was named in 1940 and is located in Barron Park. Vista is Spanish for view.
578 Vista
578 Vista Avenue
1978        
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