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Preserving the Railyards' Past

Preserving the Railyards' Past

Sacramento’s Railyards has a storied past that reminds you of its strong connection to technology and innovation. As the team looks to the future, they had to look to the Railyards past. With so much character in the Central Shops, it’s almost like you can hear the walls talking. The Railyards has a rich history of trains and railroad technology dating back to the late 19th century when Sacramento served as the western terminus for the Transcontinental Railroad. The Central Shops, which remain largely intact today, operated as one of ...
Good Day Sacramento Railyards Tour - Part 3

Good Day Sacramento Railyards Tour - Part 3

In part 3 of this series, Nha Ngyuen of Good Day Sacramento tours the Railyards from the Amtrak station, including interviews with Denton Kelly and Alan Hersch. Watch the tour and interview below. Excerpt from Good Day Sacramento "Find out what’s going on in Downtown Sacramento and what to look forward to in the near future."     What's Your Vision for the Railyards? Step into the designer's seat. Take one moment to tell us what your unique vision is for a future home at the Sacramento Railyards. Take the residential survey now.
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 ...
Building Housing in the Railyards

Building Housing in the Railyards

We continue the community conversation this week with a discussion about The Railyards’ approach to housing. With a plan that will provide up to 10,000 residential units in The Railyards, The Railyards team is sharing a vision of a sustainable and diverse neighborhood with mixed-use, mixed income housing options that fit a broad range of ages, incomes and lifestyles. The Railyards’ access to transit, proximity to employment centers, and emphasis on being walkable and bikeable improves overall affordability and creates options for a wide array of income levels. The Railyards ...