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Professorville Historic District


Home at 301 Addison Street, ca. 1904, Professorville Historic District, Palo Alto, CA, National Register

Photo: Home at 301 Addison Street, ca. 1904, Professorville Historic District, Palo Alto, CA. The Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980. Photographed by user:Sanfranman59 (own work), 2012, [cc-by-3.0 (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons, accessed December, 2016.

The Professorville Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.

The District is comprised of home sites built beginning ca. 1889 on a subdivision created to provide home ownership opportunities for Stanford University professors.

Since 1988, the non-profit Palo Alto Stanford Heritage organization (PAST) has been hosting an annual Professorville house tour during in December.

Professorville Historic District Map

Street Names
Addison Avenue • Bryant Street • Cowper Street • Embarcadero Road • Emerson Street • Kingsley Avenue • Lincoln Avenue • Melville Avenue • Ramona Street • Waverley Street • Whitman Court

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