San José

The Future of Retail

Lunchtime Forum

Image courtesy of Flickr user Allie_Caulfield

As car-oriented suburban areas strive to retool for a more sustainable future, the design of retail development is changing. Between the overparked supermarket of suburbia and the dense ground floors of downtown, a host of innovative models are proliferating. Hear about the challenges and opportunities in urbanizing the South Bay retail landscape.

+ Ken Lowney / Lowney Architecture
+ Natalie Mattei / Safeway
+ Laurel Prevetti / City of San Jose Planning Department

CM I 1.0 pending


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

*Pre-registration NOT required

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