last update 11/20/2013

  1. A photo tour of the Buena Vista Neighborhood.
  2. The Buena Vista Park at the corner of Scott and Menker was opened at the Spring 2004 Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony.
  3. More photos showing Buena Vista Park and its development from a single lot to a double lot, including BEFORE and AFTER photos.
  4. A collection of photos and descriptions of homes that were on Buena Vista Historic Home Tours. Sadly, the Home Tours are no longer a yearly event. They could be again, if anyone is interested in organizing it.
  5. Menker Avenue have an annual July 4th Block Party. These are photos from July 4, 2010
  6. The October 2007 Spirit Night on Halloween. This is one of our most popular yearly events. We should probably take and post newer photos..
  7. An amazing collection of photos comparing some street scenes in downtown San Jose taken in 1975 and again in 2006 looking the same scenes.
  8. Another collection of comparison photos - San Jose scenes taken 1920-1960-ish -- and then again in 2007. Some are of downtown San Jose, some of other places in the area.
  9. A collection of comparison photos showing some homes in San Jose and other nearby areas that have survived the decades.
  10. The Box of Ghosts collection -- buildings (most of them homes) that are gone and what has replaced them.
  11. San Jose from the air! Aerial photos of downtown San Jose, soon to include some historic aerial photos as well.