IRVINE

Master Plan

Irvine’s architecture is timeless

Oct 2, 2020

Irvine’s architecture is timeless

Architects are rarely short on opinions, but most agree: Irvine is timeless. For the trained eye, that means a place that is revered over generations, not just the space of the latest trend.

As a city of villages, Irvine makes life easier

Oct 1, 2020

As a city of villages, Irvine makes life easier

Ask any Irvine resident where they live, and you’ll hear “Turtle Rock,” or “Oak Creek” or perhaps “Portola Springs.” That is a testament to the Master Plan’s vision to create a city of villages.

A Green Master Plan

Sep 2, 2020

A Green Master Plan

The remarkable story of how the Master Plan brought to life – village by village – one of America’s greenest cities.

Master planned for resilience

Jun 1, 2020

Master planned for resilience

Strong communities are made up of resilient and innovative individuals and businesses – those that courageously continue to work to find solutions, especially during times of crisis.

Decision Point #1: Going West

May 5, 2020

Decision Point #1: Going West

The story of the new City of Irvine begins in 1846, when its namesake, James Irvine, set sail from Ireland at the age of 19.…

Decision Point #3: Creating the Master Plan

May 5, 2020

Decision Point #3: Creating the Master Plan

Urban sprawl was hurtling toward Orange County in the 1950s. Landowners were under immense pressure to sell property to make way for piecemeal development occurring…