San Jose

The Future of Downtown San Jose

12:30 p.m. | Wednesday, March 5, 2014


Image courtesy of Flickr user urbanists

After decades of investment, downtown San Jose is poised to benefit from the growing interest in urban centers. But downtown needs more people. SPUR’s latest report looks at how to create a more successful and active city center. Join a group of San Jose leaders to discuss the recommendations and hear about the future of downtown San Jose.

+ Garrett Herbert / Deloitte
Scott Knies / San Jose Downtown Association
Egon Terplan / SPUR
Lee Wilcox / City of San Jose
Jessica Zenk / Silicon Valley Leadership Group


SPUR San Jose
76 South First Street
San Jose, CA 95113
Phone: 408.638.0083


Free to SPUR members
$10 for non-members
Okay to bring lunch

*Pre-registration NOT required 

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Individual ticket purchases. If you request a refund between 2 and 10 business days prior to the event, SPUR can issue a 25 percent refund. Requests for refunds received less than 2 days prior to an event cannot be accommodated.

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If you are interested in participating in any SPUR meetings, seminars, conferences, programs and/or walking tours and require auxiliary aids or services for your disability (e.g., qualified interpreter, qualified reader, written materials, taped texts), please submit your request to SPUR at least five (5) business days in advance of the SPUR event by contacting the Public Programming team at or 415-781-8726 x132. SPUR will work with you in identifying effective auxiliary aids or services that it can provide. If you need to cancel your request, please notify SPUR at least two (2) business days in advance. SPUR reserves the right to deny specific requests for qualified interpreters or qualified readers to individuals who repeatedly submit requests for auxiliary aids/services and fail to cancel at least two (2) business days in advance.​

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