Thursday, July 21, 2011

July 2011 Downtown Dimension Highlights

Here are my notes from the latest edition of Downtown Dimension:
  • This year's Golden Nail award is going to Redevelopment Agency Executive Directory Harry Mavrogenes for his many years of service to Downtown San Jose.
  • Christmas in the Park is seeking $240,000 in additional funding to continue to operate during the holidays.  They are planning to raise this amount through additional corporate sponsorships.
  • 16 new artworks created by local high school students have been added to the Downtown Doors program, including new vinyl pieces on utility doors in the Downtown core.
  • NextSpace Coworking is now open at 97 S. Second and provides virtual infrastructure for freelancers, telecommuters, and entrepreneurs. Visit their site at
  • The TechShop is now open at 300 S. Second.
  • In just 2 months of leasing, Three Sixty Residences is already 25% occupied!
  • 3 new "tree islands" were added to San Pedro Street and overall walk-ability was improved
  • 8 new bronze koalas were improted from Mexico and installed on the eucalyptus trees on San Carlos Street.
To read the full newsletter, click here!


  1. The Downtown Dimension is one hard-hitting piece of expert journalism.

  2. Check out the Merc or SJ Business Journal my friend

  3. Um, good point Kevin. Do you complain to real estate agents that they don't put crime stats in their flyers, too?

  4. I saw the kualas in the trees a couple weeks ago, its a cool addition to the divider on San Carlos. Also, I'm surprised at how quickly the 360 is filling up. I'm hoping other developers see the demand for highrise apartments and begin more projects in the near future.