Monday, November 7, 2016

November 2016 Downtown Dimension Highlights

Here are my notes from the latest edition of Downtown Dimension:
  • Two finalist designs emerge from the St. James Park design competition, CMG and !melk fre-ee. Both feature a Levitt Pavilion for live music, add new water features, and maintain the current historical features.
  • Downtown Ice opens November 18th through January 16th at the Circle of Palms (120 S. Market St.). The rink will be generally be open from 5pm-9pm Mon-Thursday, 5pm-midnight on Friday, noon-midnight on Saturday, and noon-9pm on Sunday. Hours are longer during the Holiday break. Check for more specifics.
  • The TiVo Santa Run 5k run/walk takes place on Dec 18th at 1pm. Register at
  • Hart's Dog Park is now open at 194 W. Santa Clara Street. The 2,000 SQFT parcel has been vacant for a decade and now includes artificial turf, benches, planters, toys, and a mural.
  • The SJDA came in with a balanced budget for the third year in a row. 81% of the budget is used for events, marketing, promotions, and beautification of Downtown San Jose.
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