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Silicon Valley Places According to Paul Graham

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Charleston road mountain view. Computer History Museum. Computer History Museum - Maps. Paul GRAHAM - Where to See Silicon Valley. October 2010 Silicon Valley proper is mostly suburban sprawl.

Paul GRAHAM - Where to See Silicon Valley

At first glance it doesn't seem there's anything to see. It's not the sort of place that has conspicuous monuments. But if you look, there are subtle signs you're in a place that's different from other places. 1. Stanford is a strange place. 2. Interstate 280 (California) Interstate 280 (I-280) is a 57-mile (92-km) long north–south Interstate Highway in the San Francisco Bay Area of Northern California.

Interstate 280 (California)

It connects San Jose and San Francisco, running along just to the west of the cities of San Francisco Peninsula for most of its route. In more recent years, Interstate 280 has become well known due to it being the freeway shown prominently on the app icon for Apple Maps; I-280 runs through Cupertino, just over the fence north of Apple's headquarters. Interstate 280 near Stanford University The segment of the Junipero Serra Freeway between Cupertino and Daly City has been called the "World's Most Beautiful Freeway" since its dedication in the 1960s. Drivers along this portion of Interstate 280 are treated to scenic views of the Santa Cruz Mountains to the west and, at a few points, San Francisco Bay to the east, and are isolated by hills from the cities to the east. I-280 never intersects with Interstate 80, its parent interstate. California Roads portal. Above SLAC, I-280, and the San Andreas fault, Menlo Park, California.

Golden Transmission. Interstate 280 san mateo. Skyline Drive. Skylonda. Google Office. The Googleplex is the corporate headquarters complex of Google, Inc., located at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway in Mountain View, Santa Clara County, California, United States, near San Jose.

Google Office

The original complex with 2 million square feet of office space is the company's second largest square footage assemblage of Google buildings (The largest Google building is the 2.9 million square foot 111 Eighth Avenue building in New York City which Google bought in 2010). Once the 1.1 million square foot Bay View addition comes on line in 2015 the Googleplex will be the biggest collection of Google buildings with 3.1 million square feet of space.[1] "Googleplex" is a portmanteau of Google and complex and a reference to googolplex, the name given to the large number 10(10100), or 10googol (with complex meaning a complex of buildings).

Facilities and history[edit] 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, United States. University Ave. - Palo Alto. University avenue palo alto. Castro Street, Mountain view. Mountain View is a city in Santa Clara County, in the San Francisco Bay Area of California.

Castro Street, Mountain view

It is named for its views of the Santa Cruz Mountains.[3] The city shares its borders with the cities of Palo Alto, Los Altos, and Sunnyvale, as well as Moffett Federal Airfield and the San Francisco Bay. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 74,066. Situated in Silicon Valley, Mountain View is home to many high technology companies. In 1956, Shockley Semiconductor Laboratory, the first company to develop silicon semiconductor devices in what came to be known as Silicon Valley, was established in the city by William Shockley. Today, many of the largest technology companies in the world are headquartered in the city, including Google, Mozilla Foundation, Symantec, and Intuit. History[edit] The Mexican land grant of Rancho Pastoria de las Borregas was given in 1842 by Alta California Governor Juan Alvarado to Francisco Estrada.

Geography[edit] Castro and villa mountain view. Red Rock Coffee. Sand Hill Road. The Sand Hill Road freeway exit.

Sand Hill Road

Looking eastbound down Sand Hill towards Stanford. Most of the office complexes cannot be seen from the road. For several years during the dot-com boom of the late 1990s, commercial real estate on Sand Hill Road was more expensive than almost anywhere else in the world. The annual rent in the area around Sand Hill Road peaked at around $144 (USD) per square foot ($1550 per m2) in mid-2000; at the time, this was higher than rates in Manhattan and London's West End.[2] Sand Hill Road is also home to the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory. Venture capital firms[edit] Sand Hill Road venture capitalist firms currently[when?] Some venture capital and private equity firms located on Sand Hill Road include: History[edit] The bottleneck near Santa Cruz Avenue was widened in 2006 and features a 16-foot (4.9 m) high faux rock wall at the junction of Sand Hill Road and Santa Cruz Avenue.

References[edit] Coordinates: 2900 sand hill road menlo park. Old palo alto. Lucky Office (ex Google office) Coordinates: References[edit] External links[edit]

Lucky Office (ex Google office)

165 university ave palo alto. Stanford University. Stanford university.