Palo Alto Real Estate
Palo Alto is located 15 miles north west of San Jose and 35 miles south east of San Francisco. It is bordered by Menlo Park to the west, East Palo Alto to the north, Mountain View to the east and Stanford (site of Stanford University) to the south. The city is served by two major freeways, U.S. Highway 101 and Interstate 280, and is also traversed by California State Highways 82 (El Camino Real) and 84.
Palo Alto is home to a number of annual events, including: the May Fete Parade, an 80+ year old event and Northern California's oldest children's parade; the Annual Summer Festival, held around the 4th of July holiday and featuring a Chili Cook-Off; and the Palo Alto Black and White Ball, offering live bands, theatrical performances and food from top Bay Area restaurants.
Museums in Palo Alto include the Museum of American Heritage, the Palo Alto Art Center and the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo. Art galleries located within the city limits include ART21, ArtsIndia West, the Bryant Street Gallery and the Chelsea Art Gallery.
Located only about a half-hour away is the city of San Francisco, home to many popular attractions including Fisherman's Wharf, Ghirardelli Square, Nob Hill, the Museum of Modern Art, the Embarcadero Center, Alcatraz, the Wells Fargo History Museum, Chinatown, the Golden Gate Bridge, the San Francisco Zoo and the Cable Car Museum
Palo Alto Listings Summary
Palo Alto - Town vs. County Stats
Avg Price in Palo Alto: $5,315,200 / County Avg $2,279,800
Avg Sq. Ft. in Palo Alto: 2,820 / County Avg 2,144
Avg Price per/sqft in Palo Alto:$1885 / County Avg $1064
Avg Walkscore in Palo Alto: 64 / County Avg 51
Avg Year Built in Palo Alto: 1971 / County Avg 1977
Avg Days on Website in Palo Alto: 49 / County Avg 42