“It’s all strip malls.”

10 San Jose neighborhoods offering more than just strip malls.

The palm tree lined streets of Palm Haven. Photo by author.

I was having lunch at a team offsite (remember those?) a couple of years ago. A bunch of us who normally don’t work together were sitting at a table chatting about the things that people chat about when they don’t really know each other that well. Somehow the topic of where people live and how long their commutes are…




Renovating a 1949 bungalow in the Palm Haven neighborhood of San Jose, CA.

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Noor Ali-Hasan

Noor Ali-Hasan

I’m a UX research lead at Google, where I help teams design and build desirable and easy to use products. Outside of work, I love art, Peloton, and Lego.

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