Rose Garden

Real Estate In The Rose Garden

The Rose Garden neighborhood in San Jose, California, is a gentrified residential area, with significant commercial presence along its major streets. Located west of Sunol-Midtown, north of Burbank, northeast of Winchester, and east of Cory neighborhood, and southeast of the City of Santa Clara, the Rose Garden can be considered either the easternmost neighborhood of West San Jose, or the westernmost of the central neighborhoods, although being in City Council District 6 and San Jose Unified School District politically ties the area with central San Jose. The basic boundaries are Interstate 880 to the northwest, the Alameda (SR 82) to the northeast, and Forest Avenue to the south, although there are variations. The neighborhood surrounds and is named for the San Jose Municipal Rose Garden, a 5½ acre (22,000 m²) park with thousands of rose bushes. The Rose Garden is served by the zip code 95126.

In 1927, what is now the Rose Garden neighborhood was primarily pear and prune orchards, many owned by Food Machinery Corporation (FMC). The area was also home to farm houses and a few mansions. In that year, the City purchased an 11 acre (45,000 m²) prune garden and converted part of it into the Municipal Rose Garden. In 1937, John Crummey, the chairman of FMC, subdivided his 25 acre (100,000 m²) pear orchard into residential lots, establishing the core of the neighborhood.

In addition to the Municipal Rose Garden, the neighborhood is home to the Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum, Rosicrucian Park, and O’Connor Hospital.

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