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We Opens Everyone’s Backyard

August 16, 2019 | Blog

Guest Blogpost by Bree Von Faith, Director of Marketing, Communications and Events, San Jose Downtown Association Backyard, a pop-up community garden, has put a jolt of energy into the heart of downtown San Jose’s Historic District.  It is a place where innovative …

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San Jose development projects update and interactive map

August 12, 2019 | Blog

In addition to our Development Update Report, this month we are delighted to share a new feature, an interactive map of San Jose development projects, that incorporates links to Google satellite maps to see street view images of the project site, and a link to SJPermit…

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Children’s Discovery Museum unveils upgraded Art Studio

August 1, 2019 | Blog

With $250,000 in funding from the Good Tidings Foundation and the LeRoy Neiman and Janet Byrne Neiman Foundation, the iconic Children’s Discovery Museum celebrated the opening of a newly upgraded arts and creativity space. Renamed the LeRoy Neiman Art Studio, the stud…

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New mural adds color and “placemark” to City Hall area

July 18, 2019 | Blog

Office of Economic Development staff have worked for several years to brighten up a wall  at the corner of Third Street and East San Carlos, facing City Hall. While most murals are entirely the artist’s creative vision, this one was actually commissioned by the C…

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