July 2012

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From a Google's eye view, Markethouse Lofts, an award-winning condominium 
development of 54 bi-level lofts, appears to be a collection of side-tracked 
box cars. 

Steinberg Architects planned it that way to transform a small, triangular, 
1.5-acre in-fill industrial area site, along the Union Pacific railway, into 
a unique urban enclave with a sense of place. 

The Regis Home-built community rose out of an old industrial district of 
canneries near San Jose's historic Japantown, Gordon Biersch Brewery and 
Bernal Park, a neighborhood that blends the old with the new and families 
with young professionals. 

The soaring entry way is emblazoned with a plaque that reminds loft owners 
and visitors of the residential development's local and national 
significance. 

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