Phyllis Filiberti Butler
Author / Journalist / Editor

Valley of Santa Clara

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Book signing at Keplers

The Valley of Santa Clara
A chronicle of the great houses of historic Santa Clara/Silicon Valley, and the lives and dreams of the pioneers.
(see Kevin Starr's review on the back of the book jacket: "Virtually recapitulates the entire architectural history of California…Butler has given us superb stories to go with architecture...".)

The cover photos are a small sample of the treasures within:

  • The neo-classical Squire House on Palo Alto's University Avenue;
  • Paul Masson Winery's 14th-Century Monastery (Saratoga);
  • Mission Santa Clara c.1852 on The Alameda (Sta.Clara);
  • Sarah Winchester's Victorian 'Mystery House' (San Jose).