San José

The Santana Row Effect

Where once development was either urban, suburban or rural, we are now seeing the lines blurring, and elements like “city centers,” “town centers” and “lifestyle centers” are emerging. What are these new forms of development and why are they finding ground now? More importantly, what do they mean for traditional downtowns, which have found their own resurgence in recent years?

+ Chris Calott / UC Berkeley College of Environmental Design
+ Gary Strang / GLS Landscape/Architecture


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