Eastmark is the Valley’s first large-scale integrated housing community to open in a decade. It covers five square miles in East Mesa near Ray and Ellsworth roads at the former General Motors Proving Grounds. Eastmark celebrated its Grand Opening on June 1st with more than 5,000 people attending its debut. Since the inception of Eastmark in 2008, AndersonBaron has been involved in the theming, design and implementation of the first two phases of community parks. This includes 23 parks covering over 35 acres. Centered around the concept of community socialization, each park was uniquely designed to be a an extension of the front yard and a jewel of neighborhood.