East Lansing Park District
Presentation to East Lansing
City Council
December 10, 2013

EAST LANSING PARK DISTRICT
Project Schedule
1.

Charrette #1: Preliminary
Visioning Workshop

SEPT. 30

2.

MSU Student Design Project

OCT. 4-5

3.
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Balancing City and Developer Needs
CITY OBJECTIVES
CITY OBJECTIVES
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Revitalize District
Make the park a greater
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Recap of Charrette #1
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Explain design process, site
and economic factors

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What is most important to
you?
─ A highly w...
Recap of Charrette #2
Master Plan Exercise
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Stickers show location
of uses

Public Realm Exercise
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Sketches for public...
After Charrette #2…
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Refined ideas
into 4 concepts
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Dual
residential
buildings

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Then to 2
“practical
alternat...
Feedback Received:

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Post-it notes to
identify features
you like best on
each alternative

Option #1
EAST LANSING PARK D...
Changes in Response to Comments
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Redesign of Parkside building pass-throughs & open
spaces
Evergreen realignment
M...
Continued Discussion with Potential Users
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Mid-rise residential
Office space
Hotel
Urban grocery

EAST LANSING PAR...
Preferred Alternative

Master Plan – Level One
EAST LANSING PARK DISTRICT
Preferred Alternative

Program Summary
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490 Apartments

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900+ Parking Spaces

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50,000 SF of Retail

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120 Room Hote...
Preferred Alternative

Aerial View
EAST LANSING PARK DISTRICT
Preferred Alternative

Albert Street looking West
EAST LANSING PARK DISTRICT
Preferred Alternative

Albert Street looking East
EAST LANSING PARK DISTRICT
Preferred Alternative

View from Valley Court Park
EAST LANSING PARK DISTRICT
Preferred Alternative

Fly Through
EAST LANSING PARK DISTRICT
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DTN/EL Park District Presentation to City Council on 12/10/13

  1. 1. East Lansing Park District Presentation to East Lansing City Council December 10, 2013 EAST LANSING PARK DISTRICT
  2. 2. Project Schedule 1. Charrette #1: Preliminary Visioning Workshop SEPT. 30 2. MSU Student Design Project OCT. 4-5 3. Charrette #2: Design Workshop OCT. 16 4. Charrette #3: Present Alternatives For Feedback NOV. 14 5. Refinement of Site Plan DEC. 10 6. Conceptual Plans & Site Plan Submission to E. Lansing City Staff EAST LANSING PARK DISTRICT NEXT
  3. 3. Balancing City and Developer Needs CITY OBJECTIVES CITY OBJECTIVES ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ Revitalize District Make the park a greater City asset Protect neighborhoods from impact Preserve views to park Incorporate mixed use EAST LANSING PARK DISTRICT DEVELOPER NEEDS DEVELOPER NEEDS ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ Utility upgrades Improved street circulation and access Brownfield clean up Financially viable project Ability to respond to market needs
  4. 4. Recap of Charrette #1 ■ Explain design process, site and economic factors ■ What is most important to you? ─ A highly walkable district ─ Mixed use ─ Attractive streetscape and gathering spaces ■ What would you like to see? EAST LANSING PARK DISTRICT PREFERRED IMAGES
  5. 5. Recap of Charrette #2 Master Plan Exercise ■ Stickers show location of uses Public Realm Exercise ■ Sketches for public realm & amenities Massing Exercise ■ ■ Blocks to reflect use of each floor Stack blocks to reflect scale of buildings EAST LANSING PARK DISTRICT
  6. 6. After Charrette #2… ■ Refined ideas into 4 concepts  Dual residential buildings   ■ Then to 2 “practical alternatives” to present at Charrette #3 EAST LANSING PARK DISTRICT   Central plaza/ access to park Realign Evergreen Housing views to park Visual connection to park and Farmer’s Market Evergreen/ Valley ct. Realigned Hotel @ Abbot/ Grand River       Farmers Market structure Retail/ residential @ Abbot/Albert Flexible public plaza space More concentrated development node
  7. 7. Feedback Received: ■ Post-it notes to identify features you like best on each alternative Option #1 EAST LANSING PARK DISTRICT  General preference for Option #1  Low enthusiasm for the public plaza in option #2  Concern regarding parking ramp locations & access  Ownership status/timing of development  Concern for traffic flow & access to Albert  Recap of Charrette #3 Work with People’s Church Option #2
  8. 8. Changes in Response to Comments ■ ■ ■ ■ Redesign of Parkside building pass-throughs & open spaces Evergreen realignment Maintain line of sight & connection to Valley Court Park Convenient parking Still in Refinement: ■ ■ ■ ■ Access into district from Abbot & Grand River Traffic Study/on-street parking Defining Users – grocer, office, commercial, residential People’s Church concerns EAST LANSING PARK DISTRICT
  9. 9. Continued Discussion with Potential Users ■ ■ ■ ■ Mid-rise residential Office space Hotel Urban grocery EAST LANSING PARK DISTRICT ■ ■ ■ Restaurants/cafes Retail 900 ± parking spaces
  10. 10. Preferred Alternative Master Plan – Level One EAST LANSING PARK DISTRICT
  11. 11. Preferred Alternative Program Summary  490 Apartments  900+ Parking Spaces  50,000 SF of Retail  120 Room Hotel Master Plan – Upper Levels EAST LANSING PARK DISTRICT
  12. 12. Preferred Alternative Aerial View EAST LANSING PARK DISTRICT
  13. 13. Preferred Alternative Albert Street looking West EAST LANSING PARK DISTRICT
  14. 14. Preferred Alternative Albert Street looking East EAST LANSING PARK DISTRICT
  15. 15. Preferred Alternative View from Valley Court Park EAST LANSING PARK DISTRICT
  16. 16. Preferred Alternative Fly Through EAST LANSING PARK DISTRICT

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