NEW FUTURES FOR TRADITIONAL VILLAGES:    A Balancing Act   Communities are increasingly seeking the   benefits of village-...
NEW FUTURES FOR TRADITIONAL VILLAGES:    A Balancing Act    Steven G. Cecil AIA ASLA, Principal, The Cecil Group (facilita...
COMMON THEMES  Vitality of villages in today’s   economy  Village advocacy and advocates  Resistance to change  Practi...
DEFINING “VILLAGE”  Shared imagery, but different types and realities     Rural Villages     Coastal Villages     Haml...
NEW FUTURES FOR TRADITIONAL VILLAGES:    A Balancing Act         North Kingstown                  With Jonathan Reiner, Pl...
THE PLANNING                                         FRAMEWORKNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES:          SNEAPA 2012A B...
Existing Villages in North Kingstown NEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES:   SNEAPA 2012 A Balancing Act                   ...
REDIRECTING GROWTH                                   AND DEVELOPMENT                                        Historic Vill...
EXISTING VILLAGESNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES:   SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act                          September 21, ...
WICKFORD VILLAGENEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES:              SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act                              ...
WICKFORD VILLAGENEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES:   SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act                          September 21, 2...
OTHER EXISTING AND EMERGING VILLAGESAllenton                           HamiltonLafayette                          Wickford...
ALLENTONNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES:   SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act                          September 21, 2012
HAMILTONNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES:   SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act                          September 21, 2012
HAMILTONNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES:         SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act                                September 2...
LAFAYETTENEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES:   SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act                          September 21, 2012
LAFAYETTENEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES:         SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act                                September ...
THE WICKFORD JUNCTION TRAIN STATIONNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES:   SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act                      ...
ROLLING GREENS/BALD HILL NURSERYNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES:   SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act                         ...
Rolling Greens/Bald Hill Nursery                                       Emerging Growth                                    ...
POST ROAD AND   STONY LAND                                  POST ROAD ANDA Balancing Act                                  ...
TDR IS A REGULATORY TOOL      Concentrate Development in Areas            Planned for Growth           Preserve Existing O...
WHERE CAN THIS                                       HAPPEN TODAY?                                       • Sending Area:  ...
WICKFORD HARBORNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES:   SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act                          September 21, 2012
QUESTIONS?             Jonathan Reiner, AICP             Planning Director             North Kingstown, Rhode Island      ...
NEW FUTURES FOR TRADITIONAL VILLAGES:    A Balancing Act    Concord’s Villages        With Marcia Rasmussen, Director of P...
West Concord          Village     at the Junction      of 2 RailroadsNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES:   SNEAPA 2012A B...
Combined Business & Residential – allowed by rightNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES:                                   S...
Debra’s Natural Gourmet –                                successful business owner                                purchase...
Bradford Furniture/Allen Chair   Co. circa 2000                                    Bradford Mills today – new             ...
West Concord Village--Graphic Master PlanNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES:           SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act        ...
Thoreau Depot - Owners that   can see the potential in a   property; a mural for a blank   wall or new retail in a former ...
Re-imagining a former                                       lumber yard for retail,                                       ...
Concord Center – living and                                working with iconic history is as                              ...
Main Street Café – former grocery store, then office, now   restaurant and bar with nightly entertainment.     Utilizes a...
Buildings constructed at different times enliven        the view from across the street while outdoor        displays add ...
NEW FUTURES FOR TRADITIONAL VILLAGES:    A Balancing Act                              Lebanon                  With Phil C...
LEBANON VILLAGE CENTER PLANNING    Village character:        historical and        authentic       Planning goals      ...
LEBANON TOWN GREEN       Historic green       Single-family and agricultural uses       Historic and civic resourcesNEW...
LEBANON TOWN GREENNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES:   SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act                          September 21,...
Time LapseNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES:   SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act                          September 21, 2012
Time LapseNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES:   SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act                          September 21, 2012
Time LapseNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES:   SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act                          September 21, 2012
Time LapseNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES:   SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act                          September 21, 2012
Time LapseNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES:   SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act                          September 21, 2012
Time LapseNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES:   SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act                          September 21, 2012
Time LapseNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES:   SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act                          September 21, 2012
RETAIL OPPORTUNITY/GAP ANALYSIS    Potential opportunities        to expand or attract        new shops, restaurants     ...
PUBLIC INPUT    Two Public meetings      • Breakout group exercises           and visual preference           survey    ...
COMMUNITY-BASED VISION   • Integrate        residential and        compatible        commercial uses   • Protect        ar...
PROPOSED VILLAGE DISTRICT ZONING    Change zoning to encourage the integration of        residential and compatible comme...
PROPOSED VILLAGE DISTRICT ZONING   Two Proposed Village   District Zones    Town Green Village        District (yellow)  ...
PROPOSED VILLAGE DISTRICT ZONING    Town Green Village        District      Adds residential      business uses in      a...
PROPOSED VILLAGE DISTRICT ZONING    Town Center Village        District (orange)        Expands commercial        uses an...
DESIGN GUIDELINES    Site Layout/ Organization    Architecture    Site and Landscape Design    Signage DesignNEW FUTUR...
REDEVELOPMENT SCENARIOS    Two Underutilized        Gateway Properties    DPW Site (left)    Old GarageNEW FUTURES FOR ...
OTHER IMPLEMENTATION TOOLS       Agricultural Preservation        Easements and Land Purchases       Nonprofit Stewardsh...
NEW FUTURES FOR TRADITIONAL VILLAGES:    A Balancing Act                  Connecticut Trust’s                  District Pr...
VIBRANT COMMUNITY INITIATIVE (VCI)NEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES:             SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act             ...
Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation    State-wide non-profit organization    Work to save/preserve historic land...
VCI                                   VCI program is funded by                                    the Preservation Divisi...
PURPOSE OF VCI GRANT    To empower municipalities to plan and then act on preserving     historic resources    To encour...
2011 VCI GRANT RECIPIENTS    New London (Analysis of three downtown Bank Street     buildings for rehab)    Hartford (Re...
Bolton (Heritage Farm Area; Rochambeau Trail)    Seeks expanded use for     Farm structures, Parks,     Greens and Trail,...
Bridgeport (McLevy Hall, Green and surrounding   historic bldgs    Seek a preservation and     development plan for     h...
Danbury (Hearthstone Castle)    Seek to produce a     comprehensive reuse plan     of castle located in     Tarrywile Par...
New Britain (Walnut Hill NR District Area)    Develop a revitalization plan     for a specific downtown     area, targeti...
Wethersfield (Rehab Plan for three historic   buildings)   • Produce a vision and rehab     plan for three key buildings  ...
OBSERVATIONS and DiscussionNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES:   SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act                          Sept...
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New Futures for Traditional Villages

  1. 1. NEW FUTURES FOR TRADITIONAL VILLAGES: A Balancing Act Communities are increasingly seeking the benefits of village-scaled centers, and rediscovering historic patterns that provide models for their futures. This session will explore emerging methods to find the artful balance between preservation and change that brings new uses, residents and amenities into the compact areas of New England’s traditional villages.NEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  2. 2. NEW FUTURES FOR TRADITIONAL VILLAGES: A Balancing Act Steven G. Cecil AIA ASLA, Principal, The Cecil Group (facilitator) Marcia Rasmussen, Director of Planning and Land Use Management, Town of Concord Phil Chester AICP, Town Planner, Town of Lebanon Jonathan Reiner AICP, Planner, North Kingstown, Rhode Island Brad Schide, Circuit Rider for the Connecticut Trust for Historic PreservationNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  3. 3. COMMON THEMES  Vitality of villages in today’s economy  Village advocacy and advocates  Resistance to change  Practical problems and solutions to shaping and preserving villages  New planning tools for compact developmentNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  4. 4. DEFINING “VILLAGE”  Shared imagery, but different types and realities  Rural Villages  Coastal Villages  Hamlets  Crossroads  Industrial Villages  Commuter Villages  New Urbanist VillagesNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  5. 5. NEW FUTURES FOR TRADITIONAL VILLAGES: A Balancing Act North Kingstown With Jonathan Reiner, Planner for North KingstownNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  6. 6. THE PLANNING FRAMEWORKNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  7. 7. Existing Villages in North Kingstown NEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012 A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  8. 8. REDIRECTING GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT  Historic Villages  Emerging Villages  Compact Development patterns  Transfer of Development Rights  Incentives and PoliciesNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  9. 9. EXISTING VILLAGESNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  10. 10. WICKFORD VILLAGENEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  11. 11. WICKFORD VILLAGENEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  12. 12. OTHER EXISTING AND EMERGING VILLAGESAllenton HamiltonLafayette Wickford JunctionNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  13. 13. ALLENTONNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  14. 14. HAMILTONNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  15. 15. HAMILTONNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  16. 16. LAFAYETTENEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  17. 17. LAFAYETTENEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  18. 18. THE WICKFORD JUNCTION TRAIN STATIONNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  19. 19. ROLLING GREENS/BALD HILL NURSERYNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  20. 20. Rolling Greens/Bald Hill Nursery Emerging Growth Center? Recommendation from South County Design Manual RIDEM, 2001NEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  21. 21. POST ROAD AND STONY LAND POST ROAD ANDA Balancing Act QUONSET GATEWAY 2012NEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA September 21, 2012
  22. 22. TDR IS A REGULATORY TOOL Concentrate Development in Areas Planned for Growth Preserve Existing Open SpaceNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  23. 23. WHERE CAN THIS HAPPEN TODAY? • Sending Area: Sending Area Overlay District • Receiving Area: Post Road District Compact Village District AreasNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  24. 24. WICKFORD HARBORNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  25. 25. QUESTIONS? Jonathan Reiner, AICP Planning Director North Kingstown, Rhode Island 401 268-1570 jreiner@northkingstown.org www.northkingstown.orgNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  26. 26. NEW FUTURES FOR TRADITIONAL VILLAGES: A Balancing Act Concord’s Villages With Marcia Rasmussen, Director of Planning and Land Use Management Town of ConcordNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  27. 27. West Concord Village at the Junction of 2 RailroadsNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  28. 28. Combined Business & Residential – allowed by rightNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  29. 29. Debra’s Natural Gourmet – successful business owner purchased and expanded building; now considering a second floor for her building – residential or office.NEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  30. 30. Bradford Furniture/Allen Chair Co. circa 2000 Bradford Mills today – new owner; new vision.NEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  31. 31. West Concord Village--Graphic Master PlanNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  32. 32. Thoreau Depot - Owners that can see the potential in a property; a mural for a blank wall or new retail in a former grocery store building.NEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  33. 33. Re-imagining a former lumber yard for retail, restaurant and housing plus amenities to enhance the pedestrian experience.NEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  34. 34. Concord Center – living and working with iconic history is as much about the local residents as it is the visiting tourist.NEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  35. 35. Main Street Café – former grocery store, then office, now restaurant and bar with nightly entertainment.  Utilizes an alley through agreements with the Town.  Provides pedestrian access to public parking and visitor center.  Provides places to sit and view the historic Mill Brook.NEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  36. 36. Buildings constructed at different times enliven the view from across the street while outdoor displays add to the visual interest.NEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  37. 37. NEW FUTURES FOR TRADITIONAL VILLAGES: A Balancing Act Lebanon With Phil Chester AICP, Town Planner for the Town of LebanonNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  38. 38. LEBANON VILLAGE CENTER PLANNING  Village character: historical and authentic  Planning goals  Citizen participation  Community-based vision  Village district zoning and other implementation toolsNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  39. 39. LEBANON TOWN GREEN  Historic green  Single-family and agricultural uses  Historic and civic resourcesNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  40. 40. LEBANON TOWN GREENNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  41. 41. Time LapseNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  42. 42. Time LapseNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  43. 43. Time LapseNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  44. 44. Time LapseNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  45. 45. Time LapseNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  46. 46. Time LapseNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  47. 47. Time LapseNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  48. 48. RETAIL OPPORTUNITY/GAP ANALYSIS  Potential opportunities to expand or attract new shops, restaurants and services 15-Minute Drive TimeNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  49. 49. PUBLIC INPUT  Two Public meetings • Breakout group exercises and visual preference survey  Top Priorities • Keep agriculture • Move or change use of DPW site • Establish architectural guidelines/design controlsNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  50. 50. COMMUNITY-BASED VISION • Integrate residential and compatible commercial uses • Protect architectural character around the Green • Redevelop key underutilized propertiesNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  51. 51. PROPOSED VILLAGE DISTRICT ZONING  Change zoning to encourage the integration of residential and compatible commercial uses around the Green  Incorporate design guidelines to protect the architectural character around the GreenNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  52. 52. PROPOSED VILLAGE DISTRICT ZONING Two Proposed Village District Zones  Town Green Village District (yellow)  Town Center Village District (orange)NEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  53. 53. PROPOSED VILLAGE DISTRICT ZONING  Town Green Village District Adds residential business uses in accessory buildingsNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  54. 54. PROPOSED VILLAGE DISTRICT ZONING  Town Center Village District (orange) Expands commercial uses and allows mixed-use development by special permitNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  55. 55. DESIGN GUIDELINES  Site Layout/ Organization  Architecture  Site and Landscape Design  Signage DesignNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  56. 56. REDEVELOPMENT SCENARIOS  Two Underutilized Gateway Properties  DPW Site (left)  Old GarageNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  57. 57. OTHER IMPLEMENTATION TOOLS  Agricultural Preservation Easements and Land Purchases  Nonprofit Stewardship to Preserve Agricultural Land  Demolition Delay Ordinance  Cooperative Business  Sale or Lease of Public Land  Public Infrastructure ImprovementsNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  58. 58. NEW FUTURES FOR TRADITIONAL VILLAGES: A Balancing Act Connecticut Trust’s District Preservation Initiative With Brad Schide, Circuit Rider for the Connecticut Trust for Historic PreservationNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  59. 59. VIBRANT COMMUNITY INITIATIVE (VCI)NEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  60. 60. Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation  State-wide non-profit organization  Work to save/preserve historic landscapes and structures  Offer technical assistance, consulting services and guidance  Show the value of historic preservation to Connecticut’s economy and civic identityNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  61. 61. VCI  VCI program is funded by the Preservation Division of DECD  There has been two funding rounds of VCI  A total of 10 communities have been selected for the program, 2011, 2012NEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  62. 62. PURPOSE OF VCI GRANT  To empower municipalities to plan and then act on preserving historic resources  To encourage the adaptive reuse of historic structures  To enhance and protect cultural landscapes  To promote a preservation ethic for downtown revitalization  To focus on historic downtown/village redevelopmentNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  63. 63. 2011 VCI GRANT RECIPIENTS  New London (Analysis of three downtown Bank Street buildings for rehab)  Hartford (Rehabilitation of a former factory in North End)  Lebanon (Village District Zoning and other protections for the Green)  Norwich (Downtown/Urban Revitalization Plan)  Waterbury (Protections and enhancements for the Waterbury Green)NEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  64. 64. Bolton (Heritage Farm Area; Rochambeau Trail)  Seeks expanded use for Farm structures, Parks, Greens and Trail, creating connections between pedestrian and community access, with an emphasis on historyNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  65. 65. Bridgeport (McLevy Hall, Green and surrounding historic bldgs  Seek a preservation and development plan for historic McLevy Hall and Green area to revitalize key area of downtown  Significant historic resources surrounding Hall; priority area for CityNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  66. 66. Danbury (Hearthstone Castle)  Seek to produce a comprehensive reuse plan of castle located in Tarrywile Park  Individually listed on NR  Very Organized community involvementNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  67. 67. New Britain (Walnut Hill NR District Area)  Develop a revitalization plan for a specific downtown area, targeting certain buildings for rehab  Priority neighborhood for redevelopment for City; many historic structures to protect and rehabNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  68. 68. Wethersfield (Rehab Plan for three historic buildings) • Produce a vision and rehab plan for three key buildings in NR district area • Area a target for redevelopment and study would guide a more preservation planNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012
  69. 69. OBSERVATIONS and DiscussionNEW FUTURES FOR TRADITONAL VILLAGES: SNEAPA 2012A Balancing Act September 21, 2012

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