SEIDEMANN AND KOROLEVA HEADED TO THE 2016 OLYMPIC GAMES
Courtesy of Oakland Museum of California
How will our city look like over the next few years? While we love our big footprint properties, the march to urbanize and maximize density on smaller parcels of land has found traction.
Walnut Creek’s aquatics culture is woven into the community fabric. Internationally recognized for its elite swimmers, swim teams, water polo players, divers and synchronized swimmers, its pools have nurtured and developed novice athletes into Olympians, some even returning home with medals.
Suddenly it seems like pedestrians are everywhere. Although downtown Walnut Creek has the biggest concentration of foot traffic, pedestrians are popping up at intersections all over the city. And drivers seem unprepared.
It’s a new day on the waters of the San Francisco Bay. Millions of dollars later, the Port of Oakland has significantly dredged the bottom of the Bay to receive the biggest cargo ships in the world and other local happenings.
People today often seem blind to their surroundings, absorbed talking on their phones or plugged into headphones listening to music. Public Art pieces break up ordinary life and provides a new way to experience the city.