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SILVER SPRING
TO THE FUTURE & BEYOND…
Silver Spring, MD
“Life can only be understood backwards; but
it must be lived forwa...
1.  Community-driven
2.  Visionary
3.  Function before form
4.  Adaptable
5.  Inclusive
6.  Focused on creating
7.  Destin...
Maryland-National Capital Park and
Planning Commission
Silver Springs Central Business District and Vicinity Sector Plan -...
Results: A Dynamic Silver Spring
A BREEZE OF NEWNESS
Now What?
Emerging Trends
Most ethically and
racially diverse.
The most urban,
multicultural, and
transient
generation.
61 percent o...
Demographic Trends
Source: Nielsen, My Best Segments.
u  Small
Household
Composition
u  Urban
dwellers.
u  Gen X and
Mi...
Economically and Cultural Sensitive
Pedestrian Sheds
Diverse and Active Places
Montgomery County looks to get hip
Washington Post, 10/20/2013
http://www.washingtonpost.com/loc...
Urban Playgrounds
District dwellers deliver a baby boom
Washington Post, 10/20/2013
http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/di...
Urban Dog Parks
Multifamily for Millennials: Housing the Next Generation
University of St. Thomas, 08/16/2011
http://blogs...
Car-Centric Urban Landscape
Human-Centric Urban Landscape
Bike Lanes, Cycle Tracks & More
With new apps, D.C. millennials help fuel an evolution away from
sitting behind the wheel
...
Context Sensitive Thoroughfares
Boulevard Bonne Nouvelle, Porte St. Denis - Artist: Edouard Cortes
Hollywood [,Fl.] seeks ...
Questions?
“A city is not an accident but the
result of coherent visions and aims.”
-Leon Krier, The Architecture Communit...
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Silver Spring - To the Future & Beyond

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Silver Spring future development and art influence depends of visionaries citizens. This presentation serves as a explorative window of new real estate trends, cultural and economic sensitive development and how we move forward an agenda of continuum progress.

Presentation for the SILVER SPRING ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE.

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  1. 1. SILVER SPRING TO THE FUTURE & BEYOND… Silver Spring, MD “Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” - Soren Keirkegaard
  2. 2. 1.  Community-driven 2.  Visionary 3.  Function before form 4.  Adaptable 5.  Inclusive 6.  Focused on creating 7.  Destinations 8.  Flexible 9.  Culturally aware 10. Ever changing 11. Multi-disciplinary 12. Transformative 13. Context-sensitive 14. Inspiring 15. Collaborative 16. Sociable Source: PPS.ORG http://www.pps.org/reference/ what_is_placemaking/ Placemaking is:
  3. 3. Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission Silver Springs Central Business District and Vicinity Sector Plan - Adopted March 2000 M-NCPPC Development and Economic Recommendations: •  Development should be market-oriented. (CBD, Pg. 15) •  Should be an active place with mixed uses attracting people at all times. (CBD, Pg. 15) •  Commercial uses will combine…housing and civic uses. (CBD, Pg. 18) •  County investment is essential to make the downtown a center of community. (CBD, Pg. 21) •  It includes new housing types to provide variety and opportunity. (CBD, Pg. 27) •  Flexibility in building design and uses…to respond to market changes. (CBD, Pg. 29)
  4. 4. Results: A Dynamic Silver Spring
  5. 5. A BREEZE OF NEWNESS Now What?
  6. 6. Emerging Trends Most ethically and racially diverse. The most urban, multicultural, and transient generation. 61 percent of Gen Y now live in urban environments. Gen Y won’t want to drive as much but will want to be mobile. Gen Y will be noticeable force in shaping commercial real estate. “powerful engine”
  7. 7. Demographic Trends Source: Nielsen, My Best Segments. u  Small Household Composition u  Urban dwellers. u  Gen X and Millennials are the largest population. u  Active Lifestyle u  Urban Recreational Amenities 0 5000 10000 15000 20000 25000 30000 Under 5 Years 5 to 14 Years 15 to 24 Years 25 to 34 Years 35 to 44 Years 45 to 59 Years 60 to 74 Years 75 Years and Over United States Census Bureau 2008-2012 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates Silver Spring, MD
  8. 8. Economically and Cultural Sensitive Pedestrian Sheds
  9. 9. Diverse and Active Places Montgomery County looks to get hip Washington Post, 10/20/2013 http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/district-dwellers-deliver-a-baby-boom/2013/10/20/ f4b41e54-31dc-11e3-9c68-1cf643210300_story.html
  10. 10. Urban Playgrounds District dwellers deliver a baby boom Washington Post, 10/20/2013 http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/district-dwellers-deliver-a-baby-boom/2013/10/20/ f4b41e54-31dc-11e3-9c68-1cf643210300_story.html
  11. 11. Urban Dog Parks Multifamily for Millennials: Housing the Next Generation University of St. Thomas, 08/16/2011 http://blogs.stthomas.edu/realestate/2011/08/16/multifamily-for-millennials-housing-the-next-generation/
  12. 12. Car-Centric Urban Landscape
  13. 13. Human-Centric Urban Landscape
  14. 14. Bike Lanes, Cycle Tracks & More With new apps, D.C. millennials help fuel an evolution away from sitting behind the wheel Washington Post, 10/01/2013 http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/trafficandcommuting/dc-transit-apps-growth-helps-fuel-an-evolution- away-from-sitting-behind-thewheel/2013/10/01/1fadc1da-2a0f-11e3-b139-029811dbb57f_story.html
  15. 15. Context Sensitive Thoroughfares Boulevard Bonne Nouvelle, Porte St. Denis - Artist: Edouard Cortes Hollywood [,Fl.] seeks input on improving Hollywood Boulevard Sun Sentinel, 11/03/2013 http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/broward/hollywood/fl-hollywood-streets-meeting-brf-20131103,0,3833130.story Georgia Avenue/U.S. 29
  16. 16. Questions? “A city is not an accident but the result of coherent visions and aims.” -Leon Krier, The Architecture Community Montgomery County Ike Leggett, Executive Executive Office Building 101 Monroe Street 2nd Floor Rockville, MD 20850 240.777.2500 Silver Spring Regional Center Reemberto Rodriguez, Director One Veterans Place Silver Spring, MD 20910 240.777.5301/5300
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