Redwood City Library Archives and Local History Room 1044 Middlefield Rd, Redwood City, CA94063 The Archives and Local History room has a large collection of local newspapers, magazines, books and more. It…More contains historical information about the development of the town, families that lived in Redwood, organizations and schools.
Redwood City Hall 1017 Middlefield Rd, Redwood City, CA94063 City Hall houses houses the City Council along with several committees like the Planning Commission, Housing and Human…More Concerns Committee, the Architectural Review Committee and the Parks, Recreation and Community Services Committee. Located in downtown Redwood City at a bustling intersection, the city government has a prominent place in the town. With a rich history dating back to its founding in 1854 by Simon Mezes, Redwood City has become a diverse town filled with technology and arts companies.
Lathrop House 627 Hamilton St, Redwood City, CA94063 Located in downtown Redwood City, the Lathrop House Museum was once home to Mary and Benjamin Lathrop, who purchased…More land from the Arguello and Mezes families, the area's earliest landowners. It is one of the Peninsula's oldest mansions, built in 1863 by San Mateo County's first assessor-clerk-recorder. It had 11 rooms plus a kitchen and servants' quarters and named "Lora Mundi," meaning "beauty spot of the world." The Lathrop House is one of the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. It is owned by the Citizens of San Mateo County and leased to the Redwood City Heritage Association. Now more than 140 years old, the house has been home to many of the prominent individuals woven into Redwood City's history.
Redwood Realty 658 Bair Island Rd, Redwood City, CA94063 Redwood Realty is an independent company established more than five years ago. Its licensed brokers who also do…More mortgages under their broker license. Customer service is a priority with this firm so all agents receive weekly updates on regulations and market trends. The <a href="http://rwrloans.com">Web site</a> is well done with features that details its history, provide common forms and apply for a loan.
Courthouse Square is the open plaza in the heart of downtown Redwood City. Flanked by the San Mateo County History…More Museum, the Century 20 Theatres, the historic Fox Theatre and numerous restaurants and businesses, Courthouse Square is bustling with activity and energy every day.</p>
<p>The redesign was completed in 2006 as part of the city's redevelopment funds. City councilmembers have called Courthouse Square "the outdoor living room of Redwood City."</p>
<p>Annual events like the Hometown Holidays, the Pet Parade as well as the summer Movie Series and Concerts on the Square take place here.</p>
All Fence 1900 Spring St, Redwood City, CA94063-2410 All Fence is a Redwood City based business specializing in the sale and installation of fencing products for residential…More and commercial property owners. The business offers free on-site estimates, carries wood, iron and chain link fencing products, performs repairs and can complete excavation tasks. Visit the website for a comprehensive list of the services available, a history of the organization and client testimonials.<br><br>
Located in the heart of downtown Redwood City, this library used to be a fire station before it became a bustling…More community center. It earned the prestigious "five star rating" from the Library Journal Index of Public Library Service, making it the top rated library in the Bay Area.</p>
<p>In addition to thousands of books in its collection, the library provides literacy programs, foreign language education, and access to over 130 public computers with wireless access. The library hosts a Project READ literacy program that helps the diverse community increase their literacy levels. Over 1,400 volunteers have given over 100,000 hours of their time.</p>
<p>To maintain its exceptional services, the five-member Library Board appointed by the City Council for terms of three years meets monthly. In the library, there is a Local History Collection that documents Redwood City's colorful past in photos and historical documents.</p>
<p>The library also runs another branch in Redwood Shores. </p>
Golden Gate Railroad Museum 1755 E Bayshore Rd, Redwood City, CA94063 The Golden Gate Railroad Museum is a nonprofit group aiming to preserve the history of railroads in the Bay Area as well…More as steam and passenger railroad equipment. Membership includes a periodic newsletter, access to monthly meetings and information on upcoming events. The group functions out of an office complex in Redwood City, east of Highway 101.
Kirby of San Francisco 2600 Spring St, Redwood City, CA94063 Kirby's Bay Area distribution office is located in an art deco building on a quiet part of Main Street. One of the…More world's oldest and most trusted companies, Kirby is known for producing vacuums lasting almost as long as the companies 100-plus year history. These iconic cleaning machines cannot be purchased in stores, only through sales via an in-home demonstration, which can be arranged by contacting this Redwood City-based office.
Pathwork Diagnostics 595 Penobscot Dr, Redwood City, CA94063 Pathwork is a Redwood City-based company that was established more than seven years ago. Its focus is on the development…More of tests that aid in tumor identification at early stages of growth. The Web site details the company's history and provides a lot of technical information on its research. You can learn more about the Pathwork tissue of origin test and where to order it.
BN Builders 201 Redwood Shores Pkwy, Redwood City, CA94065 BN Builders specializes in construction management and execution for institutions. The business offers pre-construction…More and management services for commercial organizations in the health care, public services, technology, biotechnology and retail sectors. Visit its website for a comprehensive list of services available, a history of the organization, press materials and more.
Funders Bookstore 2200 Broadway St, Redwood City, CA94063 At the courtyard center, the Funders Bookstore sells used books covering a wide range of topics, including science…More fiction, self-help, children's books, cookbooks and more. The books are all donated and proceeds help to fund the San Mateo County History Museum.
Bob's Courthouse Coffee Shop & Restaurant 2198 Broadway St, Redwood City, CA94063 Located next to the History Museum on Broadway Street, Bob's Courthouse Coffee Shop & Restaurant is an upscale…More diner, serving breakfast and lunch to the local community. The restaurant is spacious and clean, featuring excellent customer service.
Encore Books on the Square 2200 Broadway St, Redwood City, CA94063 At Encore Books on the Square, visitors can browse the shelves of one of the largest used bookstores on the Peninsula.…More We sell gently used books of all types, with all proceeds going to the San Mateo History Museum. The bookstore is located on the ground floor of the museum.
Alinga Group 117 Marva Oaks Dr, Woodside, CA94062-4120 Alinga Group is a Redwood City based education service. The business specializes in the design of curriculums…More focusing on Russian and Asian history, language, art and culture. Programs can be designed for students of any academic level with the group acting as a consulting firm, developing lesson plans, but not interacting directly with students.
Museum of American Heritage 1009 Charter St, Redwood City, CA94063 Museum of American Heritage is now located in Redwood City. The museum demonstrates the evolution of technology through…More history, design and other social elements. MOAH was founded by Frank Livermore in 1990, along with several other private collectors. It has tours on the weekends and has many interesting exhibits on display, and rotating special exhibits are featured often. It also has guest speakers and family events. Check out the Web site for the schedule.
San Mateo County History Museum 2200 Broadway St, Redwood City, CA94063 The San Mateo County History Museum preserves the dynamic and diverse history of the county inside the old San Mateo…More County Courthouse. The site is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Inside, the museum hosts exhibits as well as regular tours, lectures, discussions and family and educational programs. Exhibits feature interactive kiosks, video cameras, microphones and learning-lab gadgets for an interactive experience. The museum is also available to rent for special occasions like banquets and weddings.