RECREATING GENERAL WORTH SQUARE
URBAN SPACE PROPOSAL
CAROLINE CURRIER
PROBLEM

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Unused because it
lacks:
 Entertainment
 Purpose
 Central theme

SOLUTION

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Recreate the space to be
a:
...
OVERVIEW
Main Street near several
of Downtown’s other
attractions.
Easily accessible and
ample parking supply.
Lacks an id...
PROPOSED CHANGES
Driveway
 Pavilion (raise the
patio)
 Renovate fountain
 Create the General
Worth memorial wall
 Pres...
Additions to the square
COST CONSIDERATIONS
City of Fort Worth
 Private funding
 Costs vs. Long Term Benefits


 Happiness

of residents = eco...
URBAN DIMENSIONS
Functional Dimension
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Activities
Safety
Purpose
 Convenience

Perceptual Dimension




Historic...
CONCLUSION

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

Cutting-edge idea
If we want to harvest growth, then we must make
accommodations for it
Worthy investme...
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Urban Proposal

  1. 1. RECREATING GENERAL WORTH SQUARE URBAN SPACE PROPOSAL CAROLINE CURRIER
  2. 2. PROBLEM  Unused because it lacks:  Entertainment  Purpose  Central theme SOLUTION  Recreate the space to be a:  public market place  place for food trucks and vendors  historically significant and culturally rich site
  3. 3. OVERVIEW Main Street near several of Downtown’s other attractions. Easily accessible and ample parking supply. Lacks an identity, and does not offer a variety of recreational activities. No specific purpose and provides no benefit to the City of Fort Worth.
  4. 4. PROPOSED CHANGES Driveway  Pavilion (raise the patio)  Renovate fountain  Create the General Worth memorial wall  Preserve grassy areas, but improve the landscape design. 
  5. 5. Additions to the square
  6. 6. COST CONSIDERATIONS City of Fort Worth  Private funding  Costs vs. Long Term Benefits   Happiness of residents = economic boost  Local economic participation  Increase of real estate value
  7. 7. URBAN DIMENSIONS Functional Dimension    Activities Safety Purpose  Convenience Perceptual Dimension    Historical richness Theme Community involvement  Socialization  Identification
  8. 8. CONCLUSION    Cutting-edge idea If we want to harvest growth, then we must make accommodations for it Worthy investment:  Maintenance of growing population  Economic sustainability

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