Google gains ownership of some Wild West-era downtown San Jose parcels

SAN JOSE — Google has taken ownership of some small downtown San Jose parcels that date back to the era of the Wild West in deals that help the search giant push ahead with its game-changing new transit village.

The properties consist of slices and small chunks of some roadways within the footprint of a new neighborhood that Google has proposed near the Diridon train station and SAP Center that would consist of office buildings, homes, shops, restaurants, entertainment hubs, cultural areas and parks.

Google and the city of San Jose formed a posse to round up the parcels whose initial owners were four of the Bay Area’s original land

→ Continue reading at Silicon Valley

More from author

Related posts


Latest posts

The Scam Artist Who Robbed Backstreet Boys and NSYNC Blind. 'Some of the Guys Couldn't Pay Their Car Payment.'

If you were a teen in the late 1990s to early 2000s, you could not escape the pull of the Backstreet Boys and NSYNC.The...

The Success of Your PR Campaign Depends on These 3 Essential Elements

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. A successful public relations (PR) campaign should be a consistent, audience-building machine that helps...

Letters: Demand change | Tears for farmworkers | Shocking indifference | Football’s violence | Easy vaccines | Clothing standards

Submit your letter to the editor via this form. Read more Letters to the Editor. Responsible gun ownersmust demand change Re. “Where have the...