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A Pact with Compaq
In 2002, Hewlett-Packard completed the acquisition of Compaq for approximately $25 billion. The merger made Hewlett-Packard the largest personal computer manufacturer in the world and brought several ...
A Silicon Valley Snow Globe
Although Palo Alto isn’t known for its snowfall, this commemorative snow globe was spot on in capturing the essence of the restored Addison Avenue property, including the garage, Dave and Lucile Packa ...
Addison Avenue Commemorative Lunchbox
This aluminum lunchbox commemorating the rededication of the garage came stuffed with Hewlett-Packard memorabilia, including photos and the schematic for the 200A oscillator.
Addison Avenue Garage Commemoration
The mayor of Palo Alto, Jim Burch, issued a proclamation declaring December 6, 2005, “Hewlett Packard Garage Commemoration Day” in honor of the Addison Avenue property’s rededication.
Addison Avenue Restoration: Details
In preparation for the restoration of the garage, every board was numbered to ensure that it would be replaced in its proper spot or given as close a replacement as possible using reclaimed wood.
Addison Avenue Restoration: Garage
After an extensive renovation, the garage at 367 Addison Avenue reflected its original appearance from 1939. It was on this site that Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard founded their company, and much of t ...
Addison Avenue Restoration: Interior
Restoring the interiors of the three Addison Avenue structures was a labor-intensive project, as attention needed to be given to the minutest detail. The mural in the Packards’ restored kitchen was ha ...
Addison Avenue Restoration: Kitchen
The house’s restored kitchen featured a stove that closely resembled the one Bill and Dave used for paint baking on Hewlett-Packard’s first oscillator panels.
Addison Avenue Restoration: Pin
This pin was given out to commemorate the dedication of the Addison Avenue site following its multimillion-dollar restoration effort by Hewlett-Packard.
Addison Avenue Restoration: Shingles
Wearing protective gear and gloves, a worker peeled decaying and crumbling shingles from the roof of Bill Hewlett’s shed. Other exterior tasks included dismantling siding and windows from both the hou ...