San Jose: Media Advisory: Construction Begins for Newbury Park, San José’s Newest Neighborhood Park
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Daniel Lazo, Public Information Manager
What:Groundbreaking for San José's Newbury Park
When:Tuesday, July 5, 2022
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Where:The park site is located at 1700 Newbury Park Dr.
Image of Newbury Park site map
  • Raul Peralez, District 3 Councilmember
  • Neil Rufino, Assistant Director of Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services Department
  • Matt Cano, Director of Public Works Department
Background: The City of San José Parks, Recreation, and Neighborhood Services (PRNS) Department, Public Works Department, District 3 Councilmember Raul Peralez, and residents will break ground on Newbury Park.

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The new park site is located within the Newbury Park mixed-use residential and retail development area on the northeast corner of the North King Road and Dobbin Drive intersection.

This park development will support the recreational needs of the emerging neighborhood, which is transitioning from industrial use to high density residential. The park was designed through extensive community input. When completed in February 2023, the park will include an open turf area for recreational open space use, a tot lot and play area for children ages 5-12, benches, picnic tables, and landscaping.

For more information about PRNS parks and facilities, visit For updates, follow @sjparksandrec on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

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