Mountain View, California (Then and Now Series)

Mountain View, California (Then and Now Series)


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Mountain View, California (Then and Now Series) by Nicholas Perry

Known today as a leading center of technological innovation, Mountain View's modern Silicon Valley landscape hides a rich history stretching back to the 1850s.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738595764
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 10/08/2012
Series: Then and Now Series
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 6.62(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.34(d)

About the Author

City planner and Mountain View native Nicholas Perry, author of Images of America: Mountain View, and local photographer Kimberly Chan have combined contemporary photographs with archival images from the Mountain View Historical Association, Mountain View Public Library, and other sources to reveal Mountain View's evolution from stagecoaches to startups.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

Introduction ix

1 The Lost Old Town: Early El Camino Real 11

2 Mountain View Station: Castro Street and Vicinity 23

3 Valley of Heart's Delight: Mountain View's Countryside 49

4 Mid-Century Mountain View: Landmarks of the Postwar Boom 63

5 North Bayshore and Moffett Field: Mountain View's Last Frontier 83

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