Redwood Creek

Redwood Creek

Redwood City, California

Environmentally sensitive waterfront shopping, dining & entertainment village.

Redwood City, situated in the heart of Silicon Valley, has a unique relationship with the San Francisco Bay, supporting an active industrial port in the outer harbor and recreational boat marinas in the inner harbor: both in close vicinity to its downtown.

J. Richard Hill & Co. along with the land planning firm, Hart Howerton, was engaged by the city’s redevelopment agency to explore opportunities for repositioning this waterfront district to create public access to the water and related recreational amenities supported by residential development, shopping, and entertainment.

Recognizing the strategic location of the site nestled between the San Francisco Bay, Highway 101, and downtown Redwood City, J. Richard Hill & Co. created a plan to connect the waterfront to downtown Redwood along Redwood Creek, with restoration of the creek for canoeing and kayaking along with walking, biking, and jogging trails.

The plan called for 80 specialty shops, a concentration of restaurants on the waterfront, a community playhouse, a working waterfront, and an Olympic Rowing Center combined with community recreation programs.

10-mile Demographics
Population: 529,196
Households: 198,133
Avg. Household Income: $201,220
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