San Jose

The Impact of San Jose's Growth Policies of the 1950s and 1960s

6:00 p.m. | Wednesday, September 18, 2019

With over 180 square miles and more than a million residents, the San Jose that we know today is a vastly different municipality than it was in the middle of the last century. How did the city’s evolving governmental structure and the growth policies that were put in place between the 1940s and ’70s set the stage for one of the fastest-growing American cities of the last 50 years? Come learn how the actions of the past have led to San Jose’s current challenges around urbanization and densification.

+ Terry Christensen / San Jose State University

Location

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

Admission

Free for members.
$10 for non-members.

Pre-registration is not required for this event.

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