Thursday, March 11, 2021

March 2021 Downtown Dimension Highlights

The latest addition of Downtown Dimension is now live. Below is a summary of the content this month.

The MARCH Downtown Dimension is now available for download.
On the Front Page:  
  • Learn about what international developer Westbank and local developer Urban Community have planned for downtown San Jose.  Five large projects designed by some of the world's best architects.  The Orchard. Energy Hub. Park Habitat. Arbor. And the renovation of the Bank of Italy.  We explain why Westbank has chosen San Jose to be be its fifth city of major investment, joining Vancouver, Toronto, Tokyo and Seattle.
  • San Jose police have a plan to curb robberies, burglaries and quality-of-life crimes and Dimension has the details.
Also this month:
  • SJDA opens a dog park in SoFA District.
  • Natural Sweet Delight opens in SoFA Market.  The co-owners are among several new downtown businesses that chose to open during the pandemic, investing in the future of downtown.
  • The Chef's Market came up with positive results.  Five downtown eateries gave a meal to a person in need for every meal sold to customers.
SJDA's next public meeting will be Friday, April 9 at 8:15 a.m. via Zoom.  Te agenda includes a presentation on the Westbank / Urban Community projects and guest speaker is Zulma Maciel, director of the city'sOffice of Racial Equity.
RSVP through to receive a link and PIN code to the meeting.

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