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Professorville Historic District

Palo Alto City, Santa Clara County, CA

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.

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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.

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