St. James Park Capital Vision and Performing Arts Pavillion Project

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
San Jose, City of (City of San Jose)
Document Title
St. James Park Capital Vision and Performing Arts Pavillion Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Project Applicant
City of San Jose, Department of Parks, Recreation
Present Land Use
Zoning: Downtown Primary Commercial; General Plan: Open Space Parklands and Habitat

Document Description
The project includes both physical and programmatic changes to St. James Park, an approximately 8.5-acre urban park in downtown San Jose. Physical changes to the park may include construction or installation of a performing arts pavilion; streetscape improvements; a central plaza; small commercial buildings; public restrooms; gateway monuments that include signage and lighting features; improvements to the public transit stops; an outdoor fitness cluster; an interactive water feature; temporary loading zones for park events; designated vendor spaces or food truck parking; equipment for computer/internet use throughout the park; and landscape amenities. Programmatic changes to the use of the park may include new music and performing arts events at the performing arts pavilion; and new commercial uses in the park.

Contact Information
Krinjal Mathur
City of San Jose Department of Planning,Building, and Code
200 E. Santa Clara St., T-3
San Jose, CA 95113

Phone : (408) 535-7874


Downtown San Jose
Santa Clara
Cross Streets
East St. James Street and North 2nd Street
Total Acres
Parcel #
467-21-014 and 467-21-001
State Highways
SR 87, I-880, I-280
San Jose Diridon Station
Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl
Horace Mann ES

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Recreational (parks)
Local Action
Public Project
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Economics/Jobs Flood Plain/Flooding Geologic/Seismic Noise Public Services Sewer Capacity Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects utilities
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Transportation Projects Cal Fire California Department of Conservation California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 4 California Highway Patrol California Public Utilities Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Department of Toxic Substances Control Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality California Native American Heritage Commission


Environmental Document
074 nop   PDF 510 K
074 noc   PDF 451 K 074letter   PDF 395 K
State Comments
074 nahc   PDF 1095 K

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