This is the final day of the crypto fast but not my last day of posting stuff. Not by a long shot!
So my last post for the 33 day fast is about Downtown San Mateo.
Downtown San Mateo has historically been viewed as the center of the City. A vibrant retail, office, and residential environment has been created over the past several years, as recent developments including the Downtown Cinema, Downtown Train Station, new Main Street garage and other public and private development have taken place. The pedestrian nature of the downtown and its proximity to Central Park have also helped to enhance the quality of the downtown experience.
The vision for downtown San Mateo is to provide a pedestrian-friendly environment that adds charm to what has traditionally served as the center of the community. In the next ten years, the mix of historic buildings and new development will provide for retail, entertainment and housing opportunities.
Central Park will provide a unique opportunity as an open space, recreational and cultural resource for the downtown, as well as the entire community. Downtown will remain a focal point of the community, both as a reminder of its historic heritage, and as a harbinger of San Mateo’s role as the pre-eminent City in San Mateo County.
Downtown San Mateo provides a blend of historic buildings and new development between the blocks of First, Second, Third, Fourth, and Fifth Avenues. The downtown core is bounded by El Camino to the southwest, First Avenue to the northwest, the Caltrain rail spur to the northeast, and Central Park to the southwest. Central Park provides a unique opportunity as an open space, recreational and cultural resource for the downtown.