Rezoning of Property at 410 Texas Ave. (former site of Plaza Hotel)
Agenda Item # 1410 Texas Avenue PDD Rezoning
Meritorious Modifications• Zoning District Standards • Signage (use modified Wolf – Density doubled Pen Creek standards) – Setback reduction • Landscaping (use modified• P-MUD uses w/ revisions Northgate standards)• Parking reduction • Architecture (use modified Northgate standards)• Transportation – Driveway spacing • Plat timing – Block length – Public way design
Community Benefits• Redevelopment of • Multi-modal: Multi-use path Primary Arrival Gateway. and bus shelters• All buildings demolished • Mitigation for Intersection: before building permits. – Consolidate driveways;• Northgate standards for: – Close former Meadowland Street median opening; – Architecture; – Dual left turn lanes on – Bicycle parking; University Dr; – Dumpster and Mechanical – Dual right turn lanes on Texas Equipment; and Ave; – Outdoor Storage and – Extend median on Texas Ave; Display – Driveway deceleration lane on University Dr.
Recommendation• The Planning & Zoning Commission and staff recommend approval of the project and associated density because in part it provides: – A connected transportation network for vehicles, bicycles, and pedestrians; – Transit opportunities; and – Improvements to the intersection of Texas Avenue and University Drive to offset development impact.