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Posted on: March 12, 2021

Construction Underway at California Nursery Historical Park

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Construction is underway on the California Nursery Historical Park Backbone Infrastructure and Site Work project in the Niles District. This project is part of the Phase 1 implementation of the park’s master plan adopted by the Fremont City Council in December 2017. This first phase sets the framework for the future development of the park, and includes construction of underground utilities, irrigation, walkways, parking areas, and driveway. Also, the planting of 70+ new trees is planned, along with native meadow planting to replace lost trees throughout time to attract birds, butterflies and other wildlife, and complement the urban forest. It will also be the future location of a community garden.

Once complete, the enhanced park will include improvements such as accessible pathways and plaza areas. It will also be equipped with benches and seatwalls, picnic tables, drinking fountains, bicycle parking racks, pathway and security lighting, and much more! 

The project has been a joint effort led by the City’s Community Services Department, including the Landscape Architecture, Recreation, and Parks Maintenance divisions, with inspiration from other City departments and the community and volunteers, including the California Nursery Garden Club, LEAF Community Garden and Math Science Nucleus. The construction efforts are being managed by the City’s Public Works Construction and Surveying divisions. This project is scheduled to be completed in October 2021. For more information on this and other California Nursery Historical Park projects, please visit our California Nursery project webpage.

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