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Real Estate - June 13, 2014


Residents favor calm traffic pattern in 'The Circles'

by Daffany Chan

Navigating through the endless sea of homes in suburban Palo Alto, one neighborhood stands out from the rest. The Fairmeadow community, affectionately called "The Circles" by its residents, breaks from neighboring areas neatly lined in a grid, and instead, features concentric streets. The circular layout and retro homes, built by Joseph Eichler in the early 1950s, makes Fairmeadow a quirky vision of never-ending roads and flat roofs.

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