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Bold downtown plan spurs debate over Palo Alto's growth

Original post made on Oct 25, 2012

As he plans an eight-acre development in Menlo Park, billionaire John Arrillaga has proposed building a theater and four office towers in downtown Palo Alto, which is already sparking sharp disagreements about the city's future growth.

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Posted by Martin , a resident of another community
on Oct 25, 2012 at 9:26 pm

Please sign my petition to maintain the 50 foot height limit: Web Link

Posted by Some Guy, a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Oct 26, 2012 at 8:23 am

I guess the traffic isn't bad enough in Palo Alto yet.

Posted by F H, a resident of another community
on Oct 27, 2012 at 6:08 pm

Sounds like a worthy project to me. I'm all for it.
I say, let's give this man all the room he needs. Look what he's done for this community.

Posted by Garrett, a resident of another community
on Oct 28, 2012 at 10:54 am

Reduce the height to half, mixed use, work on a bike/ped walkway. We need to think transit options. Street Car line from Sand Hill Rd to Facebook.