Burlingame

Burlingame

Burlingame

Burlingame

Burlingame

Burlingame

Burlingame

Burlingame

Burlingame

Burlingame

Overview

Burlingame is a lovely place to live and work. It is located on the Peninsula, sharing significant shoreline with San Francisco Bay, and enjoys scenic coastal panoramas. During the twentieth century, the city gradually expanded in size, providing ample room for the development of both residential areas and well-known commercial centers.

 

Historical Growth

Like neighboring Hillsborough, Burlingame was founded on land once belonging to prominent Bay Area settler William Howard. The property changed hands several times after 1866, and development did not begin until the 1890s, when Burlingame Country Club and the train station were constructed. It wasn’t until after 1906 that Burlingame truly exploded in growth, attracting hundreds of residents deterred by the great earthquake and ensuing fire in nearby San Francisco. Stimulated by its surge in population, Burlingame incorporated in 1908, annexed the adjacent town of Easton in 1910, and decades later annexed even more land in 1954.

 

“Green” Living

Known as the “City of Trees,” Burlingame boasts a dominant leafy canopy which the city has embraced ever since its inception. Eucalyptus groves had been planted in the area well before its development, and during the year of its founding in 1908, the board of trustees passed an ordinance “prohibiting cutting, injuring, or destroying trees.” With over 18,000 publicly protected trees for its 29,000 residents, Burlingame is devoted to preserving nature and has adopted several programs to encourage “green” practices by residents and businesses.

 

Attractive Offerings

Today, Burlingame offers a little something for everyone. It showcases an upscale downtown rife with boutiques, cafes, and fine dining, and it also provides numerous parks for outdoor recreation, including shoreline trails and green spaces. The city’s attractive setting and easy convenience are attributes that lure commercial partners just as much as they entice suburban residents. Burlingame has housed offices representing many industries, including airlines, local nuts and chocolate companies, biotech labs, and high-tech firms.

 

Modern Convenience

With its proximity to San Francisco proper, the cities of Silicon Valley, and the booming biotech industry headquartered in South San Francisco, Burlingame is ideal for residents who want to be centrally located to everything. With four major traffic thoroughfares passing through or by the city (Interstate 280, Highways 101, 35, and 82/El Camino Real), commuters have easy access to routes that go anywhere in the Bay Area. For those who commute domestically or travel globally, Burlingame is also adjacent to San Francisco International Airport.

 

Extensive Academics

Residents have an array of educational options for their children. Burlingame is served by five elementary schools and one middle school, while high school students attend Burlingame High in the San Mateo Union High District. All public schools in Burlingame are well-regarded and ranked highly among Californian school districts, and many premier private academies are located nearby as alternatives.

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Burlingame may not be the largest Bay Area community, but it certainly packs a lot of options within city limits. Harmonizing coastal living with coveted access and excellent schools all within a beautiful tree-lined setting, Burlingame will continue to attract growth and interest for generations to come.

 

 

Notable Residents—Past and Present

Dianna Agron, actress from Glee 

Marc Benioff, founder and CEO of Salesforce

Leon Gilmour, wood-engraving artist

Percy Gray, artist

Hannah Hart, social media influencer and comedian

Charles S. Howard, owner of Seabiscuit

Tamora Pierce, best-selling children’s author

Hank Sauer, All-Star MLB outfielder

Population
30,467
MedianFamily Income
118,410

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The public schools are among the best in the nation. Graduates from the local high schools attend the most prestigious colleges and universities in the country, with a much larger than average number admitted to neighboring Stanford. Abundant bike paths make it easy for most students to bike to their local schools, giving them a sense of independence that is valued by parents and children alike.

 

Elementary School Grade Address Phone Number School District
Washington K-5 801 Howard Avenue, Burlingame, CA 94010 (650) 259-3880 Burlingame Elementary School District
Roosevelt K-5 1151 Vancouver Avenue, Burlingame, CA 94010 (650) 259-3890 Burlingame Elementary School District
Lincoln K-5 1801 Devereux Drive, Burlingame, CA 94010 (650) 259-3860 Burlingame Elementary School District
Hover Elementary K-5 2220 Summit Drive, Burlingame, CA 94010 (650) 259-3800 Burlingame Elementary School District
Franklin K-5 2385 Trousdale Drive, Burlingame, CA 94010 (650) 259-3850 Burlingame Elementary School District
Middle School Grade Address Phone Number School District
Burlingame Intermediate 6-8 1715 Quesada Way, Burlingame, CA 94010 (650) 259-3830 Burlingame Elementary School District
High School Grade Address Phone Number School District
Burlingame 9-12 1 Mangini Way, Burlingame, CA 94010 (650) 558-2899 San Mateo Union High School District
Pre-school Grade Address Phone Number School District
Bsd Preschool PK 2220 Summit Drive, Burlingame, CA 94010 (650) 259-3900 Burlingame Elementary School District
Private School Grade Address Phone Number School District
American Advanced Academy K-12 1338 Old Bayshore Highway, Burlingame, CA 94010 (650) 343-3088
Other/Alternative/Special Needs Grade Address Phone Number School District
The Avalon Academy K-12 818 Mahler Road, Burlingame, CA 94010 (650) 777-9130
Parochial Grade Address Phone Number School District
St. Catherine Of Siena K-8 1300 Bayswater Avenue, Burlingame, CA 94010 (650) 344-7176
Our Lady Of Angels K-8 1328 Cabrillo Avenue, Burlingame, CA 94010 (650) 343-9200
Mercy 9-12 2750 Adeline Drive, Burlingame, CA 94010 (650) 343-3631

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active
1818 el camino real,
burlingame
$18,800,000
ingold millsdale ind ctr etc.
active
341 occidental ave,
burlingame
$6,995,000
burlingame park
5Beds / 5Baths / 4100SqFt
active
1433 floribunda ave,
burlingame
$6,000,000
burlingame downtown area
active
344 pepper ave,
burlingame
$5,998,000
burlingame park
5Beds / 4.5Baths / 3845SqFt
active
1353 columbus ave,
burlingame
$5,150,000
burlinhome / easton add #2 / #3 / #5
4Beds / 3.5Baths / 3125SqFt
active
1024 cortez ave,
burlingame
$4,850,000
burlinhome / easton add #2 / #3 / #5
5Beds / 5Baths / 4115SqFt
active
1328 drake ave,
burlingame
$4,395,000
burlinhome / easton add #2 / #3 / #5
4Beds / 4Baths / 3000SqFt
active
1475 alvarado,
burlingame
$4,250,000
burlingame hills / skyline terrace
4Beds / 3Baths / 3150SqFt
active
94 tiptoe ln,
burlingame
$3,999,000
burlingame hills / skyline terrace
6Beds / 7.5Baths / 5810SqFt
active
19 alberta gln,
burlingame
$3,250,000
burlingame hills / skyline terrace
3Beds / 3.5Baths / 3000SqFt
pending
2710 easton dr,
burlingame
$4,330,000
burlinhome / easton add #2 / #3 / #5
4Beds / 4.5Baths / 3325SqFt
pending
732 crossway rd,
burlingame
$3,399,988
burlingame terrace-easton addition
4Beds / 3.5Baths / 3220SqFt
pending
2105 roosevelt ave,
burlingame
$3,300,000
burlinhome / easton add #2 / #3 / #5
4Beds / 3Baths / 2560SqFt
pending
2620 summit dr,
burlingame
$3,295,000
burlingame hills / skyline terrace
4Beds / 3.5Baths / 3028SqFt
pending
1611 willow ave,
burlingame
$3,250,000
burlingame park
5Beds / 3Baths / 2709SqFt
pending
13 victoria rd,
burlingame
$2,999,000
lyon-hoag
4Beds / 3Baths / 2534SqFt
pending
1620 marco polo way,
burlingame
$2,898,000
ray park
4Beds / 3Baths / 2110SqFt
pending
1811 sebastian dr,
burlingame
$2,880,000
mills estates
4Beds / 2.5Baths / 2370SqFt
contingent
1516 la mesa dr,
burlingame
$2,798,000
burlingame hills / skyline terrace
5Beds / 3.5Baths / 3120SqFt
pending
1600 easton dr,
burlingame
$2,775,000
burlinhome / easton add #2 / #3 / #5
3Beds / 2Baths / 1790SqFt
sold
2013 easton dr,
burlingame
$6,680,000
burlinhome / easton add #2 / #3 / #5
5Beds / 4.5Baths / 3975SqFt
sold
1508 cypress ave,
burlingame
$4,999,000
burlingame park
5Beds / 4.5Baths / 3400SqFt
sold
2515 poppy dr,
burlingame
$3,999,888
burlinhome / easton add #2 / #3 / #5
4Beds / 4.5Baths / 3155SqFt
sold
1520 los montes dr,
burlingame
$3,995,000
burlingame hills / skyline terrace
4Beds / 3.5Baths / 3240SqFt
sold
2822 trousdale dr,
burlingame
$3,495,500
mills estates
4Beds / 3Baths / 2710SqFt
sold
1520 hoover ave,
burlingame
$3,480,000
burlinhome / easton add #2 / #3 / #5
4Beds / 2.5Baths / 2422SqFt
sold
1431 castillo ave,
burlingame
$3,349,000
burlinhome / easton add #2 / #3 / #5
4Beds / 2.5Baths / 2577SqFt
sold
1540 hoover ave,
burlingame
$2,998,000
burlinhome / easton add #2 / #3 / #5
4Beds / 4Baths / 2530SqFt
sold
2622 martinez dr,
burlingame
$2,850,000
mills estates
3Beds / 2.5Baths / 1950SqFt
sold
3080 alcazar dr,
burlingame
$2,798,000
mills estates
4Beds / 2Baths / 2190SqFt
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