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Addison Avenue Restoration: The Shed
The frame of the restored shed began to take shape as the interior beadboard, walls and ceilings went back up.
Addison Avenue Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony
Hewlett-Packard celebrated the completion of the Addison Avenue restoration project in late 2005 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The project, which lasted more than a year, included the Packards’ hous ...
Addison Avenue: A Few Modern Touches
To ensure its continued preservation, the house (originally built in 1905) got some much-needed upgrades during the 2005 renovation, including an energy efficient heater and a sprinkler system.
Addison Avenue: Back on Solid Ground
Workers carefully poured a new concrete and rebar foundation beneath the jacked-up Addison Avenue house. The new base would protect the house for generations to come.
Addison Avenue: Company Correspondence
A recreation of the Addison Avenue house’s dining room included an Underwood typewriter, similar to the one Lucile Packard used to handle Hewlett-Packard’s early correspondence. The garage, which hous ...
Addison Avenue: House Gets a Lift
A heavy-duty hydraulic jack lifted a section of the Addison Avenue house during the restoration project. Crews worked to hoist the house a full four feet off the ground to prepare for a new foundation ...
Addison Avenue: House Under Wraps
After the Addison Avenue house was put on a new foundation, the entire building was wrapped in scaffolding to allow the construction crew to work on hard-to-reach parts of the house.
Addison Avenue: Initial Home Office
Hewlett-Packard’s first campus was a rented residential property at 367 Addison Avenue in Palo Alto. The Packards lived on the first floor of the main house, while Bill Hewlett lived in the cottage ou ...
Addison Avenue: Original Equipment
The restored Hewlett-Packard garage featured a Sears Craftsman drill press, which was nearly identical to Hewlett-Packard’s first piece of equipment. Dave Packard brought a used model with him when he ...
Addison Avenue: Perfect Opportunity
While Bill and Dave were preparing to start their own company, Bill wrote to Dave about a property on Addison Avenue in Palo Alto, California, that could serve as a residence and a workspace. The Addi ...