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Council OKs high-intensity offices

Original post made on Mar 28, 2011

A former work furlough facility next to the Middlefield light rail station will soon be razed to make way for a new three-story office building. The city approved a gatekeeper request to have the plot rezoned to accommodate a structure with a higher floor area ratio.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, March 28, 2011, 10:18 AM

Comments (5)

Posted by Wally Hood, a resident of North Whisman
on Mar 28, 2011 at 8:31 pm

". . . whose employees will use public transportation."

Using public transportation practically requires:
1) that the employees live near public transportation
2) that public transportation will always be available when they need it.
3) that using public transportation will always be comfortable, clean, safe, economical, convenient, for the whole door-to-door trip.
4) that on work days all they're doing is going between home and work, with no stops (for shopping, dining, visiting, etc.).

Posted by USA, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Mar 28, 2011 at 9:40 pm

USA is a registered user.

"high-intensity" - Who comes up with these phrases?

Posted by Al, a resident of Shoreline West
on Mar 29, 2011 at 11:20 am

Agree with both above and,
What about all the folks that had a chance to visit that place.
A place that gave them an opportunity to work off their debt to society.
These days we have people locked up with no chance of recouping that money. What a waste!!!
Why was it shut down?? it was such a money maker!!

Posted by Dwight Shroot, a resident of Castro City
on Mar 29, 2011 at 1:57 pm

This makes total sense, what with the shortage of office space available. I mean, heck, there's almost NO vacant offices around(yah right)

Posted by Catherine, a resident of Willowgate
on Mar 31, 2011 at 4:28 pm

Sad, that building is actually kind of architecturally interesting.

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