Facebook started in a dorm room and then moved to a house in the suburbs of Palo Alto. Then there was a stop in downtown Palo Alto.
Now the company resides in an old Hewlett-Packard research lab, but it’s already getting to big for the space.
The company soon plans to move to a huge, two-site campus in Menlo Park, where it hopes to employ more than 9,000 people within the next 6 years. The first site, East Campus, is a former Sun Microsystems Campus, consisting nine buildings totaling 1,036,000 square feet on 57 acres. The second site, West Campus, is 22-acres. It was once part of the Tyco Electronics campus.
Facebook just submitted a proposal for the site to the Menlo Park city council. They included some handy maps:
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