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Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks
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Turning Stormwater into Neighborhood Parks

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2014 Park Pride Parks and Greenspace Conference …

2014 Park Pride Parks and Greenspace Conference
Presenters are Nette Compton, John Horwich, Kellie Rotunno

Published in: Government & Nonprofit
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  • 1. Converting Localized Stormwater Management Needs into Neighborhood Park Opportunities
  • 2. Some national examples with a focus on the evolving Cleveland experience The Program: John Horwich - The stormwater/parks context Nette Compton - The role and potential of parks Kellie Rotunno – The evolving Cleveland experience John – Making GSI parks happen Q & A
  • 3. Cities need to spend $100 billion+ to address stormwater over next two decades + Existing parkland makes up 9% of urban land area + Cities are struggling to fund existing and develop new parks + Acres of abandoned homes, industrial & commercial properties = An opportunity The Stormwater/Parks Context
  • 4. Resiliency Economic Benefits Community Connections Beyond Stormwater Management: The Additional Value of Green Infrastructure  Buffer coastlines  Manage stormwater  Increase urban vegetation and tree cover  Less money and energy to operate  Create jobs  Increase property values  Creative play spaces  Neighborhood gathering spots  Repurposed vacant properties  Regional connections
  • 5. The Role and Potential of Parks NETTE COMPTON ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF CITY PARK DEVELOPMENT, THE TRUST FOR PUBLIC LAND
  • 6. • Sustainability • Green Infrastructure • Resilience • Community • Economic Development • Public Health • Beauty National Trends in Park Development
  • 7. Parks and Strong Communities
  • 8. Environment • Green Infrastructure • Resilience • Sustainability Health • Fitness • Recreation • Air & Water Quality Beauty • Public Art • Creative Placemaking Economy • Investment in public land • Real Estate Values Community • Social networks • Engagement
  • 9. Bluebelts
  • 10. Green Infrastructure Schoolyards PS 261K, Brooklyn SiteWorks
  • 11. Green Infrastructure Schoolyards “Sewer in a Suitcase”
  • 12. Before After PS 164, New York SiteWorks Green Infrastructure Schoolyards
  • 13. William Dick Schoolyard, Philadelphia Wells Appel
  • 14. William Dick Schoolyard, Philadelphia Wells Appel
  • 15. Transforming Playgrounds Pearly Gates Park, Bronx NYC Parks
  • 16. HOLD SYSTEM: Flushing Bay, Queens dlandstudio Transforming Existing Parks
  • 17. Transforming Green Alleys Trust for Public Land & City of Los Angeles Community Redevelopment Agency
  • 18. Gowanus Canal Sponge Park, Brooklyn dlandstudio Transforming the Waterfront
  • 19. Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn MichaelVanValkenburgh Associates
  • 20. Transforming the Waterfront Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates
  • 21. Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates
  • 22. The Evolving Cleveland Experience KELLIE ROTUNNO DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION, NORTHEAST OHIO REGIONAL SEWER DISTRICT
  • 23. #neorsdGREEN Leveraging a Region’s $3B Investment in Clean Water Retooling Opportunity: GRAY INFRASTRUCTURE
  • 24. #neorsdGREEN • Regional Wastewater Utility created in 1972 by Court Order • Servicing all or part of 62 member communities • 1 million customers • 90+ billion gallons wastewater treated each year Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District
  • 25. #neorsdGREEN Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District 355square miles
  • 26. #neorsdGREEN Great Lakes Communities Are Leaders in CSO Reduction 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 AnnualCSODischarge(BG) Baseline (ca. 1970s) Current Goal (2035 and beyond)98% 98% 85% 85%
  • 27. #neorsdGREEN $1,530,000,000 $486,000,000 $52,500,00 0 $310,500,000 $370,000,000 $14,000,000 $230,000,000 Tunnels Sewer Improvements (consolidation sewers, relief sewers) Green Infrastructure (Minimum Amount of Investment) Plant Improvements Pump Stations Storage Tanks Other CSO Long-Term Control Plan Consent Decree $3B Investment in CSO Control Measures over 25 Years
  • 28. #neorsdGREEN Source: Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District: Economic Impact of Operating and Capital Expenditures 2012 – 2016, Cleveland State University, 201O Regional Investment in New Sewer Infrastructure Can Have Positive Economic Impact
  • 29. #neorsdGREEN Impacts in Northeast Ohio (7 County Area) for 5-Year $1B Investment Summary • Employment: 1 job for every $55,674 spent • Labor Income: $0.92 for every $1 spent • Value added: $1.25 for every $1 spent • Output: $2.63 for every $1 spent • Taxes: $0.25 for every $1 spent
  • 30. #neorsdGREEN Expansion of secondary capacity and Chemically Enhanced High- rate Treatment 411 MGD Chemically Enhanced High-rate Treatment 400 MGD Chemically Enhanced High- rate Treatment Expansion of secondary Treatment capacity to 400 MGD
  • 31. #neorsdGREEN Repurpose vacant land for CSO Reduction and Revitalize Neighborhoods Retooling Opportunity: GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE
  • 32. #neorsdGREEN
  • 33. #neorsdGREEN 3,500 Acres of Vacant Land = Central Park X4
  • 34. #neorsdGREEN District’s CSO Plan Moving Faster than Region’s Redevelopment Plans
  • 35. #neorsdGREEN NEORSD’s Construction of the Proposed Dugway Storage Tunnel will Require Property and Easements in at least 8 shaft locations
  • 36. #neorsdGREEN Project Clean Lake Dugway West Interceptor Relief Sewer ($55M) >6.5 Acres of Opportunity for Neighborhood Revitalization2 Miles of New Sewer
  • 37. #neorsdGREEN Proposed Dugway Storage Tunnel Shaft Location DST-7: Proximity to Distressed Properties Property Required for Construction
  • 38. #neorsdGREEN Typical Shaft Construction Site – Focus on Infrastructure Improvements Only During Construction After Construction
  • 39. #neorsdGREEN Proposed Gray Infrastructure (lines) Proximity to Existing Parks (shaded green)
  • 40. #neorsdGREEN Opportunity to Enhance Typical Sewer Project through Strategic Partnerships “A Better Leave Behind”
  • 41. #neorsdGREEN Project Clean Lake: THE GREEN Green infrastructure
  • 42. #neorsdGREEN USEPA’s 10 National Green Infrastructure Partners • Austin • Boston • Cleveland (NEORSD) • Denver • Jacksonville • Kansas City • Los Angeles • Puyallup, Wash. • Syracuse • Washington, D.C.
  • 43. #neorsdGREEN#neorsdPCL Assessment of Benefits *Construction Costs only (does not include O&M) * * *
  • 44. #neorsdGREEN Assessment of Benefits
  • 45. #neorsdGREEN Assessment of Benefits
  • 46. #neorsdGREEN Appendix 3 GI Projects: • ≈46 MG of CSO Control • ≈$82 million Capital Cost • 10 Projects: 2013-2019
  • 47. #neorsdGREEN
  • 48. #neorsdGREEN
  • 49. #neorsdGREEN
  • 50. #neorsdGREEN Regional Infrastructure Investments Leveraged through strategic partnerships
  • 51. Making GSI Parks Happen JOHN HORWICH TRUST FOR PUBLIC LAND
  • 52. Partners Boeddeker Park San Francisco, CA
  • 53. Newark Nat Turner Park -- before
  • 54. Newark Nat Turner Park-- after
  • 55. East71stStreet East75thStreet Red Line Station Woodland Avenue Hill Place Community Apartments Mt. Sinai Baptist Church Mt. Sinai Senior Housing Otis Court Dell Avenue Repurposed Green Space Walking Path New Playground Reforested Site Buffer Green Lawn ¼ Mile Walking Track Terraced Community Space with Community Stage Bioretention Basin Shade Overlook Structure Public Plaza Enhanced Intersection East79thStreet Retain Existing Trees The Woodland Central East Basin Neighborhood Park
  • 56. East71stStreet Red Line Station Woodland Avenue Mt. Sinai Baptist Church Mt. Sinai Senior Housing The Kinsman Cntral Neighborhood Woodland Central East Basin – Community Connections Repurposed Green Space Walking Path Playground Reforested Site Buffer Green Lawn Basketball Court ¼ Mile Walking Track Bioretention Basin Intra-Community Connector Existing Community Building Community Garden Plots Picnic Shelter Picnic Plaza Expanded Crosswalk New Mt. Sinai Parking Reconfigured Community Apartments Site Pedestrian Connection to RTA Station Proposed Community Building East79thStreet The Woodland Central East Basin Community Connections
  • 57. Cumberland Park Credit: Nashville Parks & Recreation Brooklyn Bridge Park Credit: pictureinfocus Wilmington Waterfront Park Credit: Sasaki Associates, Inc.

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