Do You Know the Way, North San Jose?
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In the late 1960s, when Burt Bacharach wrote the most famous song about San Jose, the small city was a sleepy source of nostalgia for someone living in fast-paced LA. Now San Jose is the nation’s tenth largest city and home, in its northern part, to more Fortune 500 companies than any other place in the world. Yet the 7.5-square-miles of north San Jose largely consists of office buildings and parking lots—the area has little unique identity.
“We want to transform this large, vast, office project area to a great place that is vibrant, more urban, and a mix of uses,” says Rosalynn Hughey, assistant director of planning, building, and code enforcement for San Jose…..read the full article.