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Sacramento’s Downtown Specific Plan Aims to Transform City

Sacramento’s Downtown Specific Plan Aims to Transform City

In 2015, the City of Sacramento launched the Downtown Housing Initiative. This ambitious plan aims to add 10,000 new housing units to Downtown Sacramento over the next ten years. The initiative, set in motion by former Mayor Kevin Johnson, plans to re-energize the downtown area into a vibrant, pedestrian-oriented, urban neighborhood.  Now, the City of Sacramento is looking to expand this plan even further with the Downtown Specific Plan, which looks at growth opportunities for the area over the next twenty years and beyond.  The goals of the Downtown Specific Plan ...
Good Day Sacramento Railyards Tour

Good Day Sacramento Railyards Tour

Nha Ngyuen of Good Day Sacramento tours The Railyards, including interviews with Denton Kelly and Alan Hersch. Watch the tour and interview below! Excerpt from Good Day Sacramento "The master developer, Downtown Railyards Venture, LLC is currently planning the transformation of the former terminus of the Transcontinental Railroad into an urban mixed-use transit oriented development. Anchored by an 18-acre Kaiser Permanente medical complex, a Major League Soccer stadium and a historical Central Shops District, the Railyards will be an 18-hour urban mixed-use village that will add much-needed market-rate housing into Sacramento’s downtown along ...
Railyards News

Railyards News

Thank you to everyone who has taken the time to be a part of The Railyards’ community conversation! We appreciate the words of encouragement as well as the ideas, dreams and aspirations you shared with us. Rest assured that we are reviewing every comment we receive and your thoughts will help us imagine, study and create a Railyards development that will blend the historical past with the City’s relevant future. This bi-monthly blog will continue the community dialogue as we work our way through the planning phase. Here you ...