Downtown Revitalization Streetscapes & Great Public Spaces   Planning Civic Infrastructure for a Vital Downtown Brent A. C...
Creating a Vibrant City Center <ul><li>Key Characteristics </li></ul><ul><li>A Diverse Market </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Compli...
Creating a Vibrant City Center <ul><li>Economic Development </li></ul><ul><li>Local Markets </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Complime...
Revitalization Principles <ul><li>Promote Diversity of Use </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage Compactness </li></ul><ul><li>Foste...
Market Components <ul><li>Offices </li></ul><ul><li>Retail </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Regional Centers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><...
Market Components <ul><li>Residential Housing </li></ul><ul><li>Changing Demographic </li></ul><ul><li>Market Demand </li>...
 
Place Principles <ul><li>Create an Organizing Structure </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Street & Block Pattern </li></ul></ul><ul><u...
Place Principles <ul><li>Ensure Visual and Functional Continuity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Architecture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul...
Public Spaces <ul><li>Public Gatherings </li></ul><ul><li>Festival Space </li></ul><ul><li>Outdoor Markets </li></ul><ul><...
Project Vision Critical Elements <ul><li>Central Location </li></ul><ul><li>Large Enough for Major Events  </li></ul><ul><...
Pedestrian Realm <ul><li>Design Considerations </li></ul><ul><li>Safe & Comfortable </li></ul><ul><li>Street Trees </li></...
Universal Design Principles <ul><li>Principles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sidewalk width </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Separation ...
Safe & Comfortable
Sidewalk  Lighting
Plantings
Public Art
Vehicular Circulation <ul><li>Street Hierarchy & Function </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Arterial Street </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li...
One-Way Streets
Downtown Circulation Plan
 
Implementation <ul><li>Funding Mechanisms </li></ul><ul><li>Tax Increment Financing (TIF) </li></ul><ul><li>Business Impro...
Downtown Revitalization Streetscapes & Great Public Spaces   Brent A. Campbell, P.E. PO Box 16027 Missoula, MT 59808 www.w...
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  • Placemaking Presentation Mainstreet

    1. 1. Downtown Revitalization Streetscapes & Great Public Spaces Planning Civic Infrastructure for a Vital Downtown Brent A. Campbell, P.E. PO Box 16027 Missoula, MT 59808 www.wgmgroup.com (406)728-4611
    2. 2. Creating a Vibrant City Center <ul><li>Key Characteristics </li></ul><ul><li>A Diverse Market </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Complimentary Uses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pedestrian Activity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lively Social Environment </li></ul></ul><ul><li>A High Quality Place </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Visually Appealing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Comfortable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Safe & Secure </li></ul></ul>“ Creates Confidence, Commitment & Encourages Investment”
    3. 3. Creating a Vibrant City Center <ul><li>Economic Development </li></ul><ul><li>Local Markets </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Complimentary Uses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pedestrian Activity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lively Social Environment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fosters Entrepreneurial Opportunity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Local Ownership </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cultural Tourism </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Historical Value </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cultural Exposure </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Increased Investment & Equity </li></ul>
    4. 4. Revitalization Principles <ul><li>Promote Diversity of Use </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage Compactness </li></ul><ul><li>Foster Intensity of Development </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure a balance of activities </li></ul><ul><li>Provide for accessibility </li></ul><ul><li>Create Functional Linkages </li></ul><ul><li>Build a Positive Identity </li></ul>
    5. 5. Market Components <ul><li>Offices </li></ul><ul><li>Retail </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Regional Centers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Specialty Markets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mixed Use Projects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Outdoor Markets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Neighborhood Service Retail </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cultural & Entertainment Facilities </li></ul><ul><li>Hotels </li></ul><ul><li>Conference & Convention </li></ul>
    6. 6. Market Components <ul><li>Residential Housing </li></ul><ul><li>Changing Demographic </li></ul><ul><li>Market Demand </li></ul><ul><li>For Sale Housing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Condominiums </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Townhomes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>For Rent Housing </li></ul>
    7. 8. Place Principles <ul><li>Create an Organizing Structure </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Street & Block Pattern </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hierarchy of Streets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Open Spaces </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Land Use & Density </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Spatial Definition </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Foster a Distinctive Identity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Historic Buildings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Geography </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vistas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Landmarks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Streetscape Treatments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Public Art </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Public Spaces </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Maximize Convenience </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pedestrian Movement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Parking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Access </li></ul></ul>
    8. 9. Place Principles <ul><li>Ensure Visual and Functional Continuity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Architecture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Streetscape </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Signs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Linkages </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Provide for Comfort & Safety </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Climate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Traffic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Amenities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Physical Safety </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Emphasize High Quality Place </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Authentic Materials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Color & Texture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Well Designed Lighting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clean & Well Maintained </li></ul></ul>
    9. 10. Public Spaces <ul><li>Public Gatherings </li></ul><ul><li>Festival Space </li></ul><ul><li>Outdoor Markets </li></ul><ul><li>Outdoor Entertainment </li></ul><ul><li>Redevelopment Catalyst </li></ul><ul><li>Create Identity </li></ul>
    10. 11. Project Vision Critical Elements <ul><li>Central Location </li></ul><ul><li>Large Enough for Major Events </li></ul><ul><li>Programming & Activity </li></ul><ul><li>Design </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Accessible & Visible from the Street </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Comfortable Seating </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flexible Use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sunny & Shade Spots </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Public Art & Fountains </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>High Quality Materials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>KIS – Keep It Simple! </li></ul></ul>Public Spaces
    11. 12. Pedestrian Realm <ul><li>Design Considerations </li></ul><ul><li>Safe & Comfortable </li></ul><ul><li>Street Trees </li></ul><ul><li>Sidewalk Width </li></ul><ul><li>Sidewalk Paving </li></ul><ul><li>Sidewalk Lighting </li></ul><ul><li>Plantings </li></ul><ul><li>Street Furniture </li></ul><ul><li>Bike Parking </li></ul><ul><li>Transit Stops </li></ul>
    12. 13. Universal Design Principles <ul><li>Principles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sidewalk width </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Separation from traffic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Define the edges </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stimulate the eye </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transparency </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Comfort </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Visibility & Safety </li></ul></ul>
    13. 14. Safe & Comfortable
    14. 15. Sidewalk Lighting
    15. 16. Plantings
    16. 17. Public Art
    17. 18. Vehicular Circulation <ul><li>Street Hierarchy & Function </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Arterial Street </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collector Street </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Parking Street </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Local Access Street </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Alleys </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Convenience & Access </li></ul><ul><li>Complete Streets </li></ul><ul><li>Traffic Calming </li></ul><ul><li>Gateways & Edges </li></ul><ul><li>One-way Streets </li></ul><ul><li>Traffic Control </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Signals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Roundabouts </li></ul></ul>
    18. 19. One-Way Streets
    19. 20. Downtown Circulation Plan
    20. 22. Implementation <ul><li>Funding Mechanisms </li></ul><ul><li>Tax Increment Financing (TIF) </li></ul><ul><li>Business Improvement District (BID) </li></ul><ul><li>Special Improvement Districts (SID) </li></ul><ul><li>Lighting Improvement Districts (LID) </li></ul><ul><li>Parking Districts </li></ul><ul><li>Local Option Taxes </li></ul><ul><li>Federal Aid Transportation Funds </li></ul>
    21. 23. Downtown Revitalization Streetscapes & Great Public Spaces Brent A. Campbell, P.E. PO Box 16027 Missoula, MT 59808 www.wgmgroup.com (406)728-4611 www.wgmgroup.com
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