This is what our house on Daves Avenue looked like in 1956. Of particular note is the state of Daves Avenue without sidewalks and the circular parking spot we had out front. To the right you can see the magnolia and ash trees in their youth. Out of the picture to the left is where the cedar deodara tree was growing. It was also just a few feet tall and not dominating the front view.
At this point, Monte Sereno had not been voted into existence. The city was incorporated on May 14, 1957.