Stanford Memorial Auditorium 551 Serra Mall, Stanford, CA94305 As its name suggests, Memorial Auditorium was dedicated in 1937 to the Stanford students and faculty that lost their…More lives in World War I. The 1,700 seat facility is known for its grand entrance way and exquisite acoustics. In 2005, both the Dalai Lama and Al Gore addressed rapt audiences from its stage.
Moldaw Residences 899 E Charleston Rd, Palo Alto, CA94303 Moldaw Residences is a senior retirement community in Palo Alto. There are four floor plans available at Moldaw…More Residences, ranging from one bedroom/one bath to three bedrooms/2.5 baths. Services and amenities include 24-hour security, a beauty salon, fireside lounge and bar, housekeeping/linen service, valet service, flexible dining plan, club room and more. There are memory support programs for seniors with Alzheimer's and other memory loss issues, and nursing care is available for short and long-term rehabilitation and care.
One of the most famous interdenominational churches in the West, Stanford's Memorial Church stands prominently in the…More center of the Quad. Architect Charles A. Coolidge designed the church in a cruciform layout complete with carved natural stone, massive columns, low rounded arch ways and red tiled roofs. Its stunning architecture includes an imposing arcade featuring the country's largest mosaic. The central domed ceiling allows light to stream in and reflect off the 15 stained-glass windows on each side of the church. The windows illustrate a series of scenes from the Old Testament. The Church houses three magnificent organs, each named after their builders. The largest and grandest, Fisk-Nanney, is considered by many renowned musicians to be one of the finest in the world. Robert Huw Morgan, the University Organist, plays the organ at various concerts and weddings throughout the year.
Jane Stanford built the church as a memorial to her husband, Leland. Though the Stanfords were religious, they decreed that the church would be non-denominational. Today, the church allows couples of any faith and sexuality to be married; the only requirement is that one member have an affiliation with Stanford.
Tresidder Express 459 Lagunita Dr, Stanford, CA94305 Peet's coffees & teas, sodas, ice cream, seasonal salads and sandwiches, snack foods, Stanford souvenirs,…More health and beauty items and newspapers are just some of the items sold at the Tressider Express convenience store. The store is located in Tressider Memorial Union. If you're in a hurry, or just want something on-the-go, this spot will be sure to satisfy a variety of cravings and needs.