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Santana Row / Valley Fair and Vicinity
Century Theater SignThe Santana Row / Valley Fair and vicinity Urban Village is currently an existing a commercial hub located in western San Jose. This commercial hub is home to two large retail commercial centers, Westfield Valley Fair Mall and Santana Row, which make up a good portion of this Urban Village area. There are a number of smaller existing commercial and retail oriented uses in this area, as well as, the Winchester Mystery House a State and City landmark site/structure. Additionally, the Valley Transportation Authority’s (VTA) Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project is planned to run along Stevens Creek Boulevard with a planned stop at the intersection of the entrance to Valley Fair and Santana Row and there is easy access to Highway 280 and Highway 17. These characteristics make this Urban Village an ideal location for a mixture of new and intensified commercial and residential uses. 

Urban Village Boundaries

The Santana Row / Valley Fair Urban Village is located in western San Jose generally at the 280 / 880 Highway interchange. More specifically, this Urban Village is bounded by Forest Avenue to the north, South Monroe Street to the east, Tisch Way to the south, and South Winchester Boulevard to the west.

View a map of the Santana / Row Valley Fair Urban Village boundary. 

The Planning Process

The City of San Jose is taking part in extensive community outreach as part of the Santana Row / Valley Fair Urban Village planning process. The outreach process consists of background research as well as three community planning workshops specifically focused on the Santana Row / Valley Fair Urban Village. The first workshop was held on Monday, March 11, 2013. For more information on the Santana Row / Valley Fair Urban Village workshops and the ongoing planning initiatives in the Urban Village, please refer to The Planning Process webpage.