A relatively new residential community, Communications Hill is complete with a popular and growing infrastructure. A park, fire station, and a paved trail which intersects a grand 223 step outdoor stairway are just a few amenities in the real estate community. What follows are media reports on Communications Hill and some tips to assist visitors when navigating through the neighborhood.
Over the last two years, reports on the size, popularity, and the development’s forward motion were reported in the Silicon Valley Business Journal by real estate reporter Nathan Donato-Weinstein. In a 2012 article, KB Home tackles high ground, details about the location’s size and how it was named were two of the many topics discussed. According to the article, Communications Hill is 400-feet tall, sits on a 500-acre hill, and was named for the microwave towers at its top.
10 Tips for visiting
1. Plan accordingly, as there are no public restrooms or drinkable water fountains.
2. Morning time seems to have the least amount of foot traffic per reviewers on Yelp and Foursquare.
3. Heavy foot traffic is expected around 7pm per reviewers.
4. As a courtesy to residents, park away from the Mullinix Way stair per reviewers.
5. Respect noise ordinances in the neighborhood, use the litter receptacles, and pick up after pets.
6. There are no bike racks or noticeable picnic tables, but there are plenty of benches and shaded areas.
7. The trail, community streets, and sidewalks are wheelchair friendly.
8. Vieira Park is located directly across from the trail opening.
9. The bottom of the stairway is located on the corner of Mullinix Way and Montevarchi Street. The top of the stairway is located on the corner of Casselino Drive and Lina Street.
10. Take a closer look at Communications Hill real estate here.
Communications Hill is located at 356 Mullinix Way in San Jose, Calif. Major cross streets are Capitol Expressway and Snell Avenue.
The preamble to this article can be seen on the suggested link below this article. Topics examined included reviews of Communications Hill found on FourSquare.com and Yelp.com as well as the project’s specific plan which can be viewed on the City of San Jose’s web page.