Escondido Village Highrise Apartments Exterior Building

Escondido Village Highrise Apartments


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Two 12-story high-rise buildings Blackwelder and Quillen feature 110 two-bedroom efficiency apartments, each shared by two single students.

Construction on the apartments began in 1971 and the units were remodeled in 2009-11.​

Quillen honors Issac Quillen, dean of Stanford’s School of Education (SUSE) from 1952 through 1966. Under his leadership, SUSE began its transition from a regional training program to world-class research institution.

Blackwelder was named for Eliot Blackwelder, whose long and distinguished career included his role as head of Stanford’s geology department from 1922 to 1945. Considered a “gentleman of the old school,” Blackwelder was known for his dignity, generosity and courteous nature.



Wheelchair accessible for living


Wheelchair accessible for visiting


Braille signage

In certain areas



Bedroom Eat-In Kitchen
Cable TV capability One extra-long twin ­bed per bedroom

Bistro table

High-speed internet connections

Desk and chair Four-burner stove with oven

Telephone and telephone line

Dresser Sink with garbage disposal

Wall-to-wall carpeting

Mirror Refrigerator/freezer

Window coverings

Nightstand Two dining chairs­





Two bookcases



Escondido Village Highrise - Two-Bedroom Efficiency Apartment Floor Plan
Escondido Village Highrise - Two-Bedroom Efficiency Apartment Floor Plan
Escondido Village Highrise Kitchen
Escondido Village Highrise Kitchen


General Information

Residence Names

Blackwelder, Quillen Map


Escondido Village

Mailing Address

781 Escondido Road, Stanford, CA 94305

737 Campus Drive, Stanford, CA 94305

Housing Front Desk

Escondido Village Housing Front Desk

Custodial Service

Common areas are university-managed. Apartments are not serviced while occupied.

Dining Service

All apartments have kitchens. Students may also purchase a graduate meal plan from R&DE Stanford Dining.​