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Palo Alto Walking Tours

ALL SPRING TOURS ARE CANCELLED. Check back in the fall.

New tours of Barron Park and Greenmeadow will be on the schedule.

All tours start at 10 a.m. (Schedule subject to change)

Date Location Tour Leader Meeting Place
475 Homer


Homer Avenue Steve Emslie The Woman's Club

475 Homer Avenue at Cowper
Squire House Crescent Park Margaret Feuer The Squire House

900 University Avenue
1005 Bryant   Professorville Kris Zavoli
and
Anne Gregor
Meet in front of 1005 Bryant at the corner of Bryant and Addison
City Hall

Downtown Margaret Feuer City Hall Plaza

250 Hamilton Avenue
1181 College
College Terrace Carolyn George
1181 College Avenue

(College at Harvard)
Bol Park New
Barron Park Nick Marinaro and Bo Crane
Bol Park, 3590 Laguna Avenue

4010 Nelson New
Greemeadow Bo Crane Meet at the corner of Nelson and Parkside Drives, opoposite 4010 Nelson
250 University
Tech Tour Bo Crane Meet at the plaza on the Ramona Street side of 250 University Avenue.


Candid Photos from Previous Tours

Tech Tour, October 19, 2019:

Tech Tour participants

Crescent Park, September 28, 2013:

Crescent Park

Homer Avenue, November 3, 2018:

Homer AVenue

Downtown/Homer May 5, 2012:

248 Homer

If you missed the latest tours or want a glimpse of past tours, check out the self-guided brochures describe below.

Self–Guided Tours

St. thomas Aquinas Homer Avenue Heritage Walk

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

College Terrace College Terrace

"Neat Cottages" and "Handsome Residences" define the flavor of College Terrace!

downtown brochure cover Downtown Walking Tour

Beautiful tiles abound! The brochure is currently being revised, so join the next tour!

cover 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.

door Holiday House Tours

Links to photos from past Holiday House Tours are on the Holiday House Tour page. (There are no plans to resume these tours.)

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