Final Springfield District 1: Meeting 3

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Final Springfield District 1: Meeting 3

  1. 1. Brian Connors, Co-Chairman, Rebuild Springfield
  2. 2. Rebuild better• Tornado rebuilding can advance Springfield’s revitalization• DevelopSpringfield and the Springfield Redevelopment Authority working together as RebuildSpringfieldRebuilding vision plans for tornado-affected areas• Neighborhoods grouped in 3 districts• This is District 1 – Metro Center and South EndCitywide rebuilding vision frameworkPutting it all togetherEmphasis on implementationFeasibility and financing
  3. 3. OCTOBERPhase 1: Vision, needs, goals and priorities• District 1 meeting: Thursday, October, 13• Citywide meeting: Saturday, October 15NOVEMBER - JANUARYPhase 2: Alternatives and recommendations• District 1 meeting: Thursday, November 17• District 1 meeting: Thursday, December 15• Citywide meeting: Thursday, January 5LATE JANUARYPhase 3: Final Plan and presentation• Citywide meeting: Thursday, January 26
  4. 4. • What did we hear from you at the last meeting?• Framework• Strategies• Feasibility• Financing• Your questions• Your response
  5. 5. Explore the project website:www.RebuildSpringfield.com/Comment and discuss with otherSpringfield residents on thewebsite’s Mindmixer page: http://rebuildspringfield.mindmixer.com/
  6. 6. “Create a truly green plan...”“Make Springfield attractive for business and families.”“Foster collaboration.”“The area has to feel safe…more foot traffic.”“Encourage Downtown and South End real estate owners to invest in their properties…”“Renovate, don’t demolish.”“Diversity is our greatest strength.”“Crime rates have fallen…. We have four good colleges in the city that could task the students with coming up with a campaign to change the city’s image.”“Springfield should reach out to all world cultures and continue to expand the diversity of its business institutions, building around the success in its current institutional residents.”
  7. 7. • Lively, safe, Main Street• More active uses on Main Street• More neighborhood-serving retail• Add market rate and owner-occupied housing• Connect institutions serving children with locations where children live• Address code enforcement• Address perceptions and reality of crime
  8. 8. 1. EcoBuildings Bargains 2. Pearl Street Condos 3. Prospective Supermarket 1 3 4. Technical High School Re-Use 5. Federal Courthouse 6. 273 State St. 7. 281 State St. 8. La Quinta Inn & Suites 2 9. Union Station 10. 1592 Main St. Redevelopment 11. Federal Building Redevelopment 12. 195 State St. 13. Holiday Inn Express 6 5 7 14. State St. Streetscape Improvements 4 15. Court Square Redevelopment 16. Main St. Streetscape Improvements 25 17. Caring Health Center 12 21 18. Red Rose Pizzeria 24 13 26 19. Milano’s Importing 238 14 17 20. New Middle School 16 18 19 21. Gemini Site 20 15 22. Arlington Court 9 22 23. Dwight St. Extension Streetscape 11 24. Outing Park 10 25. Marble St. Apartments 27 28 26. Emerson Wight Park 29 27. LUXE Burger 28. River’s Landing 29. York St. Site
  9. 9. SUMMARY VISIONWork together to rebuild a morelivable, sustainable, inclusivecommunity with the resourcesto offer expanded opportunitiesfor everyone.
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  11. 11. 11 81. Mass Mutual Ctr Garage 3 6 72. 13-31 Elm St. 1 103. 24 Park St. 4 24. Armory Building 9 55. Zanetti School6. Union and Main7. 923 Main St.8. Gemini Site9. 630 Main St.10. 629 Main St.11. Marble St. Apts
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  17. 17. • • Example: Bill Fitz-Gibbons light art
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  24. 24. Development Development Type IncentivesCategoryResidential Infill 1-3 Family HOME Funds Rental Apts – New/Rehab Tax Credits Condominium – Rehab Tax CreditsMixed-Use Residential/Retail Tax Credits Commercial/Retail HUD Sect. 108 Loan Local Lending PoolBuild to Suit Retail or Office None needed
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  29. 29. • Vacant storefront art and culture exhibitions • Consult with Pittsfield’s Storefront Artist Project• Short-term uses in vacant buildings• Use transit stops to create mini-destinations. • Work with PVTA to enhance transit stops at key locations
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  42. 42. Source: 2010 Census

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