Menlo Park mailboxes

We spotted this mailbox in the Ladera neighborhood of Menlo Park,  and the first thought was that it’s an homage to Edwards Air Force Base, home of many of the “right stuff” era test pilots and astronauts, including Chuck Yeager and Col. Joe Cotton (profiled on InMenlo). But, of course, it’s probably the name of the homeowners as well. Wondering if the Edwards have a connection to Edwards?

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Spotted: Mailbox or sculpture?

There are instances when the only conclusion is “there must be a story here.” Such is the case of this mailbox posing as a bronze sculpture (or is it visa versa?) spotted on Creek Drive in Menlo Park. Unique mailboxes are not uncommon in Menlo – we’ve spotted a cow and a taste for modernism. […]

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Homage to black and white (cows, that is)

This udderly charming mailbox graces Stanford Avenue in Menlo Heights, as the neighborhood behind Oak Knoll School is called. As previously noted, mailboxes aren’t boring in Menlo.

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Mail boxes aren’t boring in Menlo

In fact, most mail boxes are as predictable and mundane in Menlo Park as in other suburban communities. But walk the neighborhoods and you’ll see a bit of innovation, some whimsical design, and pronounced personality, such this mail box spotted on Princeton Road. And yes, the house it serves also sports distinctive architecture.

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