Redwood City, California, has a similar history to all of its neighbors, with the earliest recorded inhabitants being the Ohlone peoples who were one of the numerous tribes comprising those who practiced the Kuksu religion in California. After switching hands a couple of times, the land now known as present-day Redwood City became the focus of a heated legal dispute between the Arguello family and the United States government after Mexico conceded California to the government after the Mexican-American War. Nonetheless, their attorney did a good job, so rather than losing the entire Rancho de las Pulgas land claim, they were allowed to purchase a part of the land back, which eventually became Redwood City. Today, Redwood City is the chosen location of several of America's most prominent technology companies that include Informatica, Oracle, Box, Evernote, Electronic Arts, and Wealthfront.
The San Francisco Bay Area is full of historical and cultural attractions for all age groups and social backgrounds. When it comes to history, residents and tourists like to visit Hiller Aviation Museum located at 601 Skyway Road in San Carlos. Some of the exhibits at the museum include the front 45 feet of a Boeing 747, a Grumman Albatross HU-16RD, the NASA AD-1 oblique wing research aircraft, and a replica of a Hiller XH-44, the first coaxial helicopter to fly in the US. Then there is the San Mateo County History Museum right here in Redwood City at 2200 Broadway. This particular museum features permanent exhibitions such as “Nature's Bounty” which tells the story of how natural resources were used to build the city of San Francisco. Additionally, the museum featured temporary exhibitions throughout the years that included “Experience the West: Sunset Cover Art,” “Fight the Bite,” and “Grizzlies: The California King.” Furthermore, when you’re looking for something exciting to do during the weekend, Downtown San Jose is one of the most happening spots in the San Francisco Bay Area. Most of the area of Downtown San Jose is covered by free, public Wi-Fi. The VTA light rail system serves the area and is the downtown area is the trains hub.
Many of the cities in the San Francisco Bay Area were influenced by the various architectural trends throughout history and from around the world, Redwood City architecture is some of the most multifarious in the United States. While shopping for a house in Redwood City, you will find plans that include Ranch, Italianate, Dutch Colonial, English Colonial, Tudor, Bungalows, Classical, Contemporary, and more. Homes in Redwood City offer unique features that include granite countertops, hardwood floors, hardwood cabinetry, stainless steel appliances, gas starter fireplaces, and recessed lighting. Additionally, Redwood City properties range in size from 1,070 square feet to 7,700 square feet, while offering anywhere from two bedrooms, one bath to six bedrooms, seven bathrooms. In addition to that, there are numerous apartments, townhouses, and condominiums for sale in Redwood City as well. Furthermore, for those wanting to build a home here, you can find some lots for sale in Redwood City. If you're interested in knowing more about available properties in Redwood City, please contact us today for more information.
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