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Those were the days

First purchased as a summer home by Edgar Mills in 1880, this 21-room mansion was remodeled by the San Francisco banker, who subdivided and sold off much of the surrounding land in what is now downtown Menlo Park.

The Noel Drive property was converted into a restaurant in the 1940s and later became the Bright Eagle antique shop.

It currently houses office spaces.

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Posted by randy albin
a resident of another community
on Jan 7, 2014 at 3:04 pm

those really were the old days. these people would be completely shocked by what has become of the peninsula. it is the region of the wealthy and nothing but the wealthy. become human-beings such as what people were in yesteryear


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