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Palo Alto

About Palo Alto

66,363 in city
7,427,757 in metro
67 km² (26 mi²)
8.76280021668 m
Palo Alto is a city located in Santa Clara County, 32 miles southeast of San Francisco. It was founded in 1894 and officially incorporated as a city in 1909. Palo Alto was named for a 1,200 year old giant redwood which stands in El Palo Alto Park. The city is a regional center of retail, financial and professional services, medicine, and research. Stanford University is located just west of the city limits.

No. of Buildings

No. Current status
137 All Buildings
134
existing
3
demolished

Tallest Buildings

# Building Height Year
1 Palo Alto Office Center 237 ft 1965
2 The Marc 152 ft 1965
3 Two Palo Alto Square 143 ft 1971
4 Five Palo Alto Square 143 ft 1971
5 Channing House 142 ft 1964