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City, school district move toward new Cubberley vision

Original post made on Jun 16, 2017

An effort by city and school officials to redevelop Palo Alto's sprawling Cubberley Community Center made some concrete progress this week when both sides endorsed a path for crafting new vision for the 35-acre complex.

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Posted by Personal Opinion
a resident of Midtown
on Jun 16, 2017 at 3:06 pm

Cubberly is an extremely useful piece of land/facility that caters to many people in various ways. If/when addressing what to do with it in the long run, I believe we need to consider what the general public has in mind. People that live in the nearby area/district and those that use/have used the land/facilities should have emphasis put on their opinions.

Personally, I started off playing basketball in a league at the Cubberly gym when I was in 1st grade, I have gone to other extracurricular classes/events at this facility, I have come here for Friends of the Palo Alto Library Sales, My sister took dance classes here, I took Foothill extension classes here, and I visited the Mitchell park library here while they were under construction.

Cubberly is a wonderful resource that not everyone knows about, but should definitely look into further before casting negative opinions.

I for one, do not want an extremely ugly and monotonous "contemporary" style building built here that takes away from the older, homey feeling culture that this town once embodied.

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