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750 Ridder Park Drive Architectural Drawings
2018-42  
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Description
Architectural plans for the former San Jose Mercury News plant at 750 Ridder Park Drive, San Jose, including original construction and later expansions and renovations.
Background
The 750 Ridder Park Drive publishing plant was designed in the modernist style by Warren B. Heid, and built on 36 acres in 1965-1966. The paper moved its operations to the new location in 1967 after several locations in downtown San Jose. It operated at the Ridder Park Drive location until 2014, when a downsized operation moved back to downtown San Jose. The site was sold to Super Micro Computer, Inc.
Extent
10 cubic feet
Restrictions
Contact the Research Library & Archives for information on publication and reproduction.
Availability
The collection is open to the public for research by appointment.