Author: Lauren Chun, Communications Specialist
When you walk along East Santa Clara Street, what do you think of? The unique shops? The mix of people that live along the corridor? Or maybe you just see the problems that need to be fixed. Unfortunately, there are things that need improvement. That’s why over 60 Urban and Regional Planning graduate students worked together to look at the neighborhood, analyze the problems, talk to the community and find a solution. Their solution was recognized by the American Planning Association on June 2nd at the APA 2017 Awards Gala. The plan won the Academic Project Award from the Northern California section of the APA. They are also in the running for the state APA awards, so keep an eye out for that!
The East Santa Clara Urban Village open house is on June 13, 2017. If you want to see what’s planned for this neighborhood, or maybe you have some input for the East Santa Clara Street Urban Village. This meeting is your last chance to voice your input on the Urban Village.
Special thanks to Rick Kos, Professor Hilary Nixon, the City of San José’s Planning Division, and the SJSU Urban and Regional Planning graduate students.