SPUR SJ Forum: A Vision for Downtown

From SPUR San Jose:

From construction cranes to new transportation, significant investment in downtown San Jose is bringing significant change. Hear how the goals of downtown’s new councilmember and SPUR’s Future of Downtown San Jose report will shape the city’s core for years to come.

+ Raul Peralez / San Jose City Council
+ Egon Terplan / SPUR

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