Park picnic area with tables, small trees, and plants

Alviso Adobe Park


open space authority funds contributed to project


project awarded

The Alviso Adobe is a rare example of a two-story Monterey Colonial style adobe structure. The 175-year-old building was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1997. In December 2005, the Authority approved an allocation of $356,837 for a restoration project that includes an orchard, garden, and outdoor activity area.
Award Date:
December 7, 2005
20% Funding Program
2087 Alivso Adobe Ct. Milpitas, CA 95035

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Edith Morley Park with raised wooden walking boardwalks through green trees and over a creek

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Child and adult bending over plants in raised garden bed

La Mesa Verde Garden Education

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Paved Three Creeks Trail leading through landscaped area with trees and signs

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