The City of Palo Alto is more than 100 years old and is named after
1000 years old coastal redwood tree along the San Francisquito Creek
where early Spanish explorers settled.
The vibrant downtown anchors the blend of business and residential
areas and defines Palo Alto's unique character. The Bryant
Boulevard connects the City's residential neighborhoods with downtown.
The area is dotted with the Spanish influenced architecture of
Clark and Pedro de Lemos next to the modern designs of Eichler.
charming mixture of old and new reflect the City's California
Palo Alto is recognized worldwide as a leader in cutting edge
technological development. This exciting mix of tradition and
innovation makes Palo Alto an extraordinary place in which to
operate a business.
Downtown Palo Alto is the gateway to the prestigousStanford
University. This world class institution provides many cultural
and benefits to the community and the visiting public.
Through an ongoing partnership dubbed "Destination Palo Alto", the City of Palo Alto, Stanford University, Palo Alto Downtown Business and Professional Association(BID) and the Chamber of Commerce will sponsor events and promotions to attract visitorship and patronage to our local merchants.www.destinationpaloalto.com
City of Palo Alto COMMUNITY INFO
Top Ten Things to Do in Palo Alto
Come~ Downtown Palo Alto Welcomes You.
Please note that through a generous underwriting sponsorship from The Garden Court Hotel, we have installed the revised Downtown Directory Maps at the two paid public toilets on Hamilton and Waverely streets and at the Caltrain University Avenue station. As well, we updated the flag post signs at Centennial Walk at both Bryant and University Avenue entrances.
Please contact us for more information on all area attractions, transportation, & special events:
Palo Alto Downtown
Phone : 650-223-4334