AKA: Google Birthplace Garage, Menlo Park, CA

Structure Type: built works - dwellings - houses

Designers: [unspecified]

Dates: [unspecified]

1 story, total floor area: 1,900 sq. ft.

232 Santa Margarita Avenue
Menlo Park, CA 94025-2727

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This 1,900-square-foot house was the birthplace of the Google Search Engine. Google founders, Larry Page (b. 1973) and Sergei Brin (b. 1974), then computer science graduate students at Stanford University, rented garage space here (for $1,700) from then-owner, Susan Wojcicki, in 09/1998. Google purchased the house 09/08/2006 for between $1.1 million and $1.3 million;

PCAD id: 6973