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SUN Neighborhood Yard Sale 2011

posted Aug 9, 2011, 5:14 PM by Sun Secretary   [ updated Nov 13, 2011, 9:35 AM ]
South University Neighborhoods
Annual Yard Sale

Saturday, September 10, 9am-3pm

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Over 25 participating households!

Driving Directions: Just take 280 to the Seventh St. exit in downtown San Jose.
  • If heading south: At the bottom of the exit ramp, turn left, then turn left again at the light onto S 7th St. Immediately turn right onto Margaret St after you pass under the freeway.
  • If heading north: At the bottom of the ramp, turn right. Immediately turn right onto Margaret St.

Parking: Most of SUN is Permit Parking Only. For this event, some areas are exempted, but ONLY where special yard sale signs are posted below the normal permit parking signs. So please be observant so that you do not get a $50 fine.

If you get hungry along the way: There are great low-priced restaurants all along E William St, San Carlos St, and on 1st-4th and 10th-11th St.

Stop A

Park around 9th and Margaret, then walk to THREE locations.   

396 Margaret St 

1. Replica elephant tusk carving - old! $120
2. Silver plated salt and pepper shakers $10
3. Pair of small bevelled glass window inserts - $60
4. Xmas wreath with ribbons and ornaments - $10
5. 1994 Cadillac SLS grille ($95), remotes (2@$25 ea)
6. 1994 Cadillac SLS ignition keys (2@$5 ea; one is original owner "gold key")
7. 1994 Cadillac SLS trunk hold-down for spare tire, with blanket-style cover (10)
8. 1994 Cadillac SLS passenger compartment ashtrays and lighters (2, $5 for all)
9. 1994 Cadillac SLS original bound owner's manual ($50)
Remotes and keys would need to be reprogrammed to the buyer's car at the buyer's expense.

735 S 9th St
Many yard sale items!   

702 S 10th St
1. Coin-op washer and dryer - fairly new, about 5 years old, in good shape!
2. Mahogany executive desk
3. Misc small items

Stop B

Turn left onto S 9th St, right onto E Reed St, cross S 10th St and park.    

485 E Reed St
Very cool stuff!

1. HP Touch Pad Web OS - Brand New - 32G WiFi - $400 firm
2. Nice Bikes - Guy's or girl's (Specialized Crossroads) M-50 Mountain Sport, Raleigh USA
3. Guy's clothing - brand-new Phoenix skiing / snow boarding coats, jackets, shirts (dress and casual), black 10 1/2 Stanley steel toe boots
4. Watches - guy's and women's, sport and casual Timex, Swatch, New Balance, Armitron, Fossil, Aldo
5. Housewares - glass jars w/top / glass Pyrex bowls / silverware
6. Flat screen TV and DVD player
7. Playstation 2 with games Shock , memory card, screen shield, PlayStation Portable (PSP) like brand new, WiFi, game carrier, wall and car chargers
8. Singer sewing machine, almost new, comes with extras

Stop C

Turn left onto S 11th St, 2 blks, then left onto San Salvador, and left again on S 10th St. Church parking lot on RIGHT side.     

405 S 10th St
St. Paul's United Methodist Church
1. Antique couch / love seat set
2. Several desks and tables
3. TONS of awesome wood folding chairs, only $1 each!
4. Ceramic teapots, dishware
5. MANY other items

Stop D

From S 10th St, turn right onto E William, and park around S 8th St. Next THREE locations are in the 400 blocks of 7th, 8th, and 9th.

456 S 9th St
1. Household dÈcor
2. Xmas items
3. Picture frames
4. Women's clothing
5. Dishes / pans
6. Exercise bike
7. Office chair
8. Chest of drawers

413 S. 8th St 
1. Entertainment center
2. Couch, brown
3. White desk
4. Trunk

499 S. 7th St 
1. Kid's bike
2. Clothes (girl's), shoes
3. Computer monitor

Stop E

Continue up E William St and turn left onto S 7th St. Park on 7th in front of Lowell Elementary school. Walk to next FIVE locations.
632 S 7th St
1. Costumes for all ages
2. Boys shoes
3. Boy/girl clothes
4. Gently used toys
5. Women's/men's clothes
6. School uniforms

601 S 6th St
1. Collector Barbies, Disney dolls mint condition, in the box - $10-$100
2. Barbie Fashion Ave outfits, new in box
3. Porcelain dolls, mint condition
4. Star Wars clock radio - Darth Vader
5. Star Wars cassette player
6. Rubber stamps
7. Jackets size 11&12 - 1 leather, 1 long wool dress coat (gray tweed)
8. Dora's Talking House. Opens, center pops up to make 2nd story, w/Dora, parents, and furniture
9. Misc. glassware

567 S 6th St
1. Leather Chaise Lounge
2. TV (small)

540 S 6th St
In back of house
1. Chandeliers
2. Baby stroller
3. Pictures - framed
4. Clothes - women's
5. Figurines etc.

520 S 6th St
Many yard sale items!

Stop F

From S 7th St, turn right onto Margaret, and follow it around (it becomes S 5th St). Go straight through stop light and park for next FIVE locations.    

170 E. William St. 
1. Iron patio chairs
2. Queen size mattress - excellent condition
3. Black iron (queen) bed frame
4. Small kitchen table
5. Dishes and kitchen appliances
6. Assorted women's clothing

521 S. 5th St.
"Lawrence of San Jose" Artwork
Bargain Basement Gallery
Come check out great artwork!

546 S. 5th St
SIX households participating!
1. Shoes, kids and adults
2. Clothes, men's and women's
3. Little girls' clothes
4. Baby clothes
5. Games: Playstation 2 and N.D.S
6. Small table, griller
7. Small carpets
8. Household items
9. Set of couches
10. Movies, books, and more!

554 S 5th St
Many yard sale items!

556 S 5th St
Many yard sale items!

Stop G

Turn left onto E William St, left again on S 4th St, and park for next TWO locations.

132 Reed St 
1. Fixed gear bike
2. Bikes for boys
3. Toys
4. Clothes
5. Books, new/used Christian
6. Skate stuff
7. Home appliances and furniture

115 E Reed St
In the Plaza Maria apartments, A-310
1. Clothes / Ropa
2. Tupperware
3. TV
4. Kitchen accessories / Ascesorios de cocina
5. Shoes / Zapatos

To return to freeway:

  • To go NORTH on 280, just follow S 4th St to its end.
  • To go SOUTH on 280, turn right onto E Reed St and continue until it ends at S 1st St. Turn left, then as you pass under the freeway, take the ramp to 280 South.