Tustin Legacy, Tustin, California

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Tustin Legacy is a 1,600-acre (6.5 km2) planned community in Tustin, California being developed on the former Marine Corps Air Station Tustin. The project, under construction, will include parks, a commercial retail center and various densities of housing, for a total of 4,600 units.

The district includes 4,049 units of housing within Tustin’s jurisdiction, and over nine million square feet of commercial and institutional development.

Commercial[edit]

The project's main shopping center, named "The District", had its opening in August 2007. It covers an area of 1,000,000 square feet (93,000 m2).[1]

The Village at Tustin Legacy is a 22-acre retail neighborhood retail center devoped by Regency Centers. It is expected to include: Stater Brothers, CVS Pharmacy and a daycare, along with additional shops and restaurants. It will be located next to Columbus Square, bounded by Edinger, Tustin Ranch, Valencia and Kensington Park. Ground breaking is scheduled for August 2016. [2]

Institutional[edit]

The Orange County Sheriff's Regional Training Academy opened in Tustin Legacy in September 2007. It includes classrooms, a running track and mock village where recruits can practice their skills.[3]

The South Orange County Community College District's newest campus called Advanced Technology & Education Park (ATEP) is located in Tustin Legacy. Initial classes began in August 2007.

The first school built, is a 10-acre (40,000 m2) K-5 elementary school called Heritage School which is not currently being used for its intended purpose, it is now currently the "temporary" home of [4] Tustin Adult School & Sycamore High School a continuation learning facility. The residents of Columbus Square aren't currently being offered a K–12 school for their children within Tustin Legacy. It is reported that there aren't enough elementary school aged children in the area to open the school. [5][6]

Residential[edit]

The first community built, Tustin Field, consisting of Tustin Field I and Tustin Field II, was completed in 2006. Tustin Field I consists of 376 housing units and Tustin Field II consists of 189 housing units. The second community called Villages of Columbus, consisting of Columbus Square and Columbus Grove was completed in 2013. Columbus Square has a total of 1,075 total housing units and 240 senior apartments (Coventry Court). Columbus Grove has 465 total housing units. The third community, Greenwood in Tustin Legacy, consists of 375 housing units and is expected to be completed in 2017.[7] On the corner of Valencia South Loop Road and Warner is The St. Anton Apartments which are 225 apartments. [8] Amalfi is Located on Legacy Road and Tustin Ranch Road.

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