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  1. 1. Sharswood - Blumberg Choice Neighborhoods Transformation Plan | KICK-OFF MEETING WE WANT TO KNOW WHO IS PARTICIPATING TODAY- PLACE A DOT WHERE YOU LIVE 0 STATION
  2. 2. Sharswood - Blumberg Choice Neighborhoods Transformation Plan | KICK-OFF MEETING 1,451 0 STATION POPULATION CHANGE SINCE 2000 5,173 1,514,456 0.3% OF THE CITY’S POPULATION 2010 SHARSWOOD- BLUMBERG 2011 CITY OF PHILADELPHIA AFRICAN AMERICAN WHITE ASIAN SOME OTHER RACE TWO OR MORE RACES 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% 41.5% 6.9% 43.7% 88.1% Aggregated Data by 2011 Census Block Groups Aggregated Data by 2011 Census Block Groups 2000 4,489 2010 5,825 2011 5,173 SHARSWOOD-BLUMBERG NEIGHBORHOOD POPULATION RACIAL CHARACTERISTICS $28,061 $33,852 MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME SHARS-BLUM NEIGHBORHOOD CITY OF PHILADELPHIA 17.4% IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD UNEMPLOYED vs 9.60% IN PHILADELPHIA UNEMPLOYED 1,968 RESIDENTS IN THE LABOR FORCE Aggregated Data by 2010 CensusTracts ;Aggregated Data by 2007-2011ACS Estimates;2011,LEHD Based on aggregated census tract data which includes parts of other neighborhoods. ECONOMY 3% BIKED 45% PUBLIC TRANSPORTATIONPORTATION 39% DROVE ALONE 5% WORKED AT HOME 8% WALKED % COLLEGE DEGREE (ASSOCIATE OR HIGHER) HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA ONLY NO HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA 32%37%31% EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT Aggregated Data by 2010 CensusTracts ;Aggregated Data by 2007-2011ACS Estimates COMMUTING TO WORK 46.9% 53.1% 22 463Employed In Neighborhood, Live Outside Live in the Neighborhood, Employed Outside Live & Work in the Neighborhood INFLOW & OUTFLOW OF JOBS 26% OWN HOMES 1,887HOUSEHOLDS 74% RENT VS. 45% IN PHILLY NEIGHBORHOOD DEMOGRAPHICS AGE COHORTS 18-2410% 25-5437% 55+ 24% UNDER 1829% PHILADELPHIA
  3. 3. Sharswood - Blumberg Choice Neighborhoods Transformation Plan | KICK-OFF MEETING MIXED INCOME L ONG-TERM AFFOR DABILITY ENERGY EFFICIENT PHYSICALLY VIABLE HOUSING Transform distressed public and assisted housing into energy efficient, mixed-income housing that is physically and financially viable over the long-term GOAL KEY OBJECTIVES Housing Choice Opportunities for Returning Tenants One-for-One Replacement of Public Housing Units Access to Opportunity Resident access to economic opportunities and public transportation, enhancing access to high-quality social, recreational, educational, commercial (including fresh foodgroceryretailers),andhealthfacilitiesandservices, and other high-quality municipal services and facilities. ORGANIZE HOUSING TASK FORCE DOCUMENT EXISTING CONDITIONS CONDUCT NEEDS ASSESSMENT INTERVIEW STAKEHOLDERS ANALYZE FINDINGS DEVELOP STRATEGIES DRAFT TRANSFORMATION PLAN 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 1 STATION Process Photo Credits: Norris Apartments, Blackney Hayes; WRT
  4. 4. Sharswood - Blumberg Choice Neighborhoods Transformation Plan | KICK-OFF MEETING ENERGY-SAVING FEATURES FRONT YARD OR BACK YARD FRONT PORCH / STOOP LARGE WINDOWS / NATURAL LIGHT CONTEMPORARYDESIGNOR TRADTIONALDESIGN OTHERS? ? Credit: WRT WHAT ELEMENTS OF HOUSING WOULD YOU LIKE TO SEE IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD? 1 STATION
  5. 5. Sharswood - Blumberg Choice Neighborhoods Transformation Plan | KICK-OFF MEETING PUBLIC SCHOOLS 2 STATION NEIGHBORHOOD Transformdistressed,high-povertyneighborhoods into viable, mixed-income and sustainable neighborhoods with access to well-functioning services, high quality public schools and education programs, high quality early learning programs and services, public assets, public transportation, and improved access to jobs. GOAL KEY OBJECTIVES Alignment with Existing Efforts Anchor Institution Engagement Access to Amenities Resident access to fresh food, community-serving retail, services (banks, gyms, hair care, etc), civic and community facilities (senior care, community center, family entertainment, medical clinics, etc) Process NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSING SERVICES EDUCATIONPR OGRAMS ORGANIZE NEIGHBORHOOD TASK FORCE DOCUMENT EXISTING CONDITIONS CONDUCT NEEDS ASSESSMENT INTERVIEW STAKEHOLDERS ANALYZE FINDINGS DEVELOP STRATEGIES DRAFT TRANSFORMATION PLAN 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 PU BLICASSETS T RANSPORTATIO N ALTERNATIVE S JO BACCESS Photo Credits: CHOP, Architizer; WRT
  6. 6. Sharswood - Blumberg Choice Neighborhoods Transformation Plan | KICK-OFF MEETING - Laundry Mat - Community Center - Bookstore / Internet Cafe for High School & College Students - Weekend and Post-Work Day Programs - Food Bank & Clothing Bank - Community Gardens - Playground or Sports Fields on Vacant Land - Mothers in Charge Program - Art League Classes - Mural Arts Program Involvement - Hair Salon - Computer Lab - Transportation HERE’S WHAT WE’VE HEARD FROM YOU 2 STATION NEIGHBORHOOD POSITIVE ASPECTS AREAS FOR IMPROVEMENT Cleanliness & Safety Variety of Goods & Services Available Access to Public Transportation Access to Employment Quality of Homes TELL US ABOUT EACH OF THE FOLLOWING ASPECTS OF YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD WHAT HAVE WE MISSED? DO YOU HAVE ADDITIONAL CONCERNS OR SUGGESTIONS?
  7. 7. Sharswood - Blumberg Choice Neighborhoods Transformation Plan | KICK-OFF MEETING 3 STATION PEOPLE - SAFETY Support positive outcomes for families who live in the target development(s) and the surrounding neighborhood, particularly outcomes related to residents’ health, safety, employment, mobility, andeducation. GOAL KEY OBJECTIVES Residents Live in a Safer Environment Lower Crime Rate Strategies that Increase Safety Safety measures can include more law enforcement presence, community-based partnerships, and spaces designed for safety (defensible space) ORGANIZE SAFETY TASK FORCE RESEARCH EXISTING PUBLIC SAFETY CONDUCT NEEDS ASSESSMENT INTERVIEW STAKEHOLDERS ANALYZE FINDINGS DEVELOP STRATEGIES DRAFT TRANSFORMATION PLAN 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 COMMUNITY BUILDIN G CR IME PREVENTIONT HROUGHDESIGN REDU CE VIOLENT CRIME DRUGS/GANGPREVENTION Process Photo Credits: Drugs/Gang Prevention - Police Athletic League; Philly PAL; Reduce Violent Crime - Safegrowth Blogspot; WRT
  8. 8. Sharswood - Blumberg Choice Neighborhoods Transformation Plan | KICK-OFF MEETING - Swipe & ID Cards to Enter the Building - Drug Activity in Halls & Stairwells - Urine & Defecation in the Hallways - Enforce Curfew for the Courtyards / Hallways - Implement Floor Captain Suggestions for Fines - Police Enforcement on Site to Reduce Drug Dealing - Clean up the Site - Attendance by PHA / PD at Resident Meetings - GREAT & DARE Programs On-Site - Promote Partnership with PHA & PD - Participation by PHA & PD at Proposed Community Day - Kids Playing in the Halls all Hours of the Night - Programs to Keep Kids out of Trouble HERE’S WHAT WE’VE HEARD FROM YOU 3 STATION PEOPLE - SAFETY VERY POOR POOR FAIR GOOD VERY GOOD Safety Programs in Place to Reduce Crime Resident Involvement in Crime & Safety Issues Street Lights, Security Cameras Response from Police Department (PD) Safety of Parks & Recreation Spaces RATE EACH OF THE FOLLOWING ASPECTS OF YOUR SAFETY IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD WHAT HAVE WE MISSED? DO YOU HAVE ADDITIONAL CONCERNS OR SUGGESTIONS?
  9. 9. Sharswood - Blumberg Choice Neighborhoods Transformation Plan | KICK-OFF MEETING 3 STATION PEOPLE - EDUCATION Support positive outcomes for families who live in the target development(s) and the surrounding neighborhood, particularly outcomes related to residents’ health, safety, employment, mobility, andeducation. GOAL KEY OBJECTIVES Access to High-Quality Early Learning Programs Significant Improvement in Neighborhood Schools Growth in Educational Outcomes Includes the number of public school children prepared to graduate from high school college and career ready andthepercentageofstudentswithimprovedtestscores compared to the state average ORGANIZE EDUCATION TASK FORCE RESEARCH EXISTING INSTITUTIONS CONDUCT NEEDS ASSESSMENT INTERVIEW STAKEHOLDERS ANALYZE FINDINGS DEVELOP STRATEGIES DRAFT TRANSFORMATION PLAN 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 IMPROVE SCHOOLS EARLY LEARNING EDUCATION STRATEGY AF TERSCHOOL & TU TORINGPROGRAM S Process Photo Credits: Early Learning - First 5 Association; Improve Schools - Philly Watersheds; After- school & Tutoring - Hampton Roads Afterschool; WRT
  10. 10. Sharswood - Blumberg Choice Neighborhoods Transformation Plan | KICK-OFF MEETING - Truancy Officers / Need to Enforce Truancy Rules - Afterschool & Anti-Bullying Programs - Tutoring and Workshops on Site - Education for Parents to Motivate & Empower - Graduation Coaches for High Schoolers - Guest Speakers for Parents and Youth - School Uniform Clothing Drive - Off-site Programs for Neighborhood Youth - Information about Education Programs Offered by the City (Music, Philabundance, Bookmobile, etc) - Pre-K and Day Care - Financial Literacy Classes - Summer Work Ready Programs - Sex Education / Planned Parenthood HERE’S WHAT WE’VE HEARD FROM YOU 3 STATION PEOPLE - EDUCATION VERY POOR POOR FAIR GOOD VERY GOOD Quality of Schools Availability of Early Childhood Education Safe Transportation / Walking Routes to School Availability of Afterschool Programs / Activities Preparation of Students for the Workforce or College RATE EACH OF THE FOLLOWING ASPECTS OF SCHOOLS IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD WHAT HAVE WE MISSED? DO YOU HAVE ADDITIONAL CONCERNS OR SUGGESTIONS?
  11. 11. Sharswood - Blumberg Choice Neighborhoods Transformation Plan | KICK-OFF MEETING 3 STATION PEOPLE - HEALTH & SUPPORTIVE SERVICES Support positive outcomes for families who live in the target development(s) and the surrounding neighborhood, particularly outcomes related to residents’ health, safety, employment, mobility, andeducation. GOAL KEY OBJECTIVES Improve Overall Resident Health Leverage Outside Funding Sources & Support Increase Average Income of Existing Households Access to Services Primary care, preventive care, dental and wellness screenings, opportunities for recreation / exercise, access to job training, ORGANIZE TASK FORCES RESEARCH EXISTING HEALTH/SERVICES CONDUCT NEEDS ASSESSMENT INTERVIEW STAKEHOLDERS ANALYZE FINDINGS DEVELOP STRATEGIES DRAFT TRANSFORMATION PLAN 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 HEALTH & WELLNESS E NROLLMENT IN AID PROGRAMS JOB TRAINING ENVIRONMENTAL EQUITY Process Photo Credits: Job Training - Coalition for the Homeless; Health & Wellness - The White House Farm; Enrollment in Aid - The Nation, San Antonio; Environmental Equity - PWD
  12. 12. Sharswood - Blumberg Choice Neighborhoods Transformation Plan | KICK-OFF MEETING 3 STATION PEOPLE - HEALTH & SUPPORTIVE SERVICES - Access to healthcare - Day Care Center - Elementary School - A Fitness Center - Healthy Cooking / Eating Classes - Smoke Free Environment - Programs for Seniors - Supermarket with Fresh Produce - Therapy for Youth - Wellness Center on Site - Anger Management Classes - Self-Defense Classes for Women - Business Development & Workforce Training Center - Adult Education / Literacy Programs HERE’S WHAT WE’VE HEARD FROM YOU VERY POOR POOR FAIR GOOD VERY GOOD Access to Healthcare Availability of Information about Services (Medicaid, CHIP, EBT, etc) Availability of Drug / Alcohol Rehabilitation Services Access to Job Training Programs Availability of Healthy Food at Affordable Prices RATE EACH OF THE FOLLOWING ASPECTS OF HEALTH & SERVICES IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD WHAT HAVE WE MISSED? DO YOU HAVE ADDITIONAL CONCERNS OR SUGGESTIONS?
  13. 13. Sharswood - Blumberg Choice Neighborhoods Transformation Plan | KICK-OFF MEETING WHAT ARE THE STRENGTHS WE NEED TO BUILD ON? WHAT ARE 3 WORDS THAT DESCRIBE YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD? HOW DO YOU DEFINE YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD? 4 STATION WHAT DO YOU WANT SHARSWOOD TO BE KNOWN AS IN THE FUTURE?
  14. 14. Sharswood - Blumberg Choice Neighborhoods Transformation Plan | KICK-OFF MEETING WHERE DO YOU SHOP FOR GROCERIES? WHERE DO YOUR CHILDREN GO TO SCHOOL? WHAT SERVICES DO YOU USE IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD? 4 STATION
  15. 15. Sharswood - Blumberg Choice Neighborhoods Transformation Plan | KICK-OFF MEETING A SUCCESSFUL TRANSFORMATION PLAN ENGAGEMENT PROCESS WILL INCLUDE... ENGAGING YOUTH ENGAGING SENIORS ENGAGING DIVERSE NEIGHBORHOOD GROUPS COMMUNITY PROJECTS (GARDENS, PLANTINGS) ENGAGINGLOCALINSTITUTIONS (PROJECTHOME,ETC) OTHERS? ? 4 STATION Credit: WRT Credit: WRT Credit: WRT Credit: Project HOME
  16. 16. Sharswood - Blumberg Choice Neighborhoods Transformation Plan | KICK-OFF MEETING COMMUNITY ORGANIZING - WHAT EVENTS WOULD YOU BE INTERESTED IN SEEING IN YOUR COMMUNITY? 4 STATION POP-UP GARDEN CLEAN UP DAYS PARKLET YARD SALES / SIDEWALK SALES COMMUNITYGARDEN/BUTTERFLYGARDEN OTHERS? ? Credit: Temple News Credit: W Rockland Street Project Credit: Logan CDC Credit: South Jersey Sun News
  17. 17. Sharswood - Blumberg Choice Neighborhoods Transformation Plan | KICK-OFF MEETING SUMMARY: THE LOWER NORTH DISTRICT PLAN 5 STATION BSL AmericanStreet °01 ,000 2,000500 Feet 1 2 35Philadelphia City Planning Commission Lower Northeast Lower South West Park Uni-SW Central South Lower Southwest West Riverwards North Upper Northwest Upper North Central Northeast North Delaware Lower Far Northeast Upper Far Northeast Lower Northwest st kk Lower North Underway Completed Future Phases Fortifyresidentialblockswherehomeownershipisdominantwith infill development on publicly owned lands, home improvement support, and downzoning to single family districts. Commission a study to determine what impacts, if any, rising property values on current renters and homeowners. Encourage business and job growth on the Germantown and Lehigh Commercial Corridors through a corridor management program and streetscape improvements. Install signal controls at selected Fire Department facilities. Implement infrastructure changes along high-volume bus routes 7, 32, and 48 to meet transit demand and reduce travel times. Improve and expand Route 15 trolley service through a new turn-around near Girard College, piloting stop consolidation, elimination of left turn lanes where feasible, and more. Implement priority recommendations of the Pedestrian and Bicycle Plan including bike lane installation on 2nd and 5th Streets, safety improvements at the Strawberry Mansion and Girard Street bridges, and more. Build a new Martin Luther King, Jr. Older Adult Center at 21st Street and Cecil B Moore Avenue. Bring the Cecil B Moore Recreation Center into a state of good repair. Pursue nomination of sites to the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places including the Pyramid Club, the Legendary Blue Horizon, Church of the GESU, The Salvation Army Worship and Service Center, Teatro Puerto Rico/ Diamond Theatre, and the Townhomes at 1416-32 Girard Avenue Downzoning to single family districts. 7, 48 32
  18. 18. Sharswood - Blumberg Choice Neighborhoods Transformation Plan | KICK-OFF MEETING SUMMARY: THE RIDGE AVENUE FOCUS AREA 5 STATION 61 15 33 3 Cecil B Moore Library Existing Commercial MLK Rec Center Vacant Schools Blumberg Apartments Girard College St. Joe’s Prep Athletic Square Vacant Land Concentration Vacant Land Concentration Vacant Land Concentration Vacant Land Concentration Vacant Land Concentration Cecil B. Moore 20th 21st 22nd 23rd 24th 25th Oxford Jefferson Master ThompsonN. College Girard Existing Land Use Existing Zoning ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! Residential Medium Density Residential High Density Commercial Consumer Commercial Business/Professional Commercial Mixed Residential Industrial Transportation Culture/Amusement Civic/Institutional Park/Open Space Vacant Land Vacant Building Partially Vacant Building Residential Multifamily RM-1, RM-2 Neighborhood Commercial Mixed-Use CMX-2 Medium Industrial I-2 2 35Philadelphia City Planning Commission Redevelop the Norman Blumberg Apartments Repurpose vacant land with infill development Identify re-use opportunities for closed schools Create a new passive open space for the community Support existing businesses where the corridor is strong Transition away from commercial uses where the corridor is weak Repurpose vacant land with comtemporary retail space and green stormwater management infrastructure Beautify the corridor to enhance its role as an important gateway
  19. 19. Sharswood - Blumberg Choice Neighborhoods Transformation Plan | KICK-OFF MEETING SUMMARY: THE RIDGE AVENUE FOCUS AREA 5 STATION Infill Housing > Redevelop blocks with high vacancy, city ownership, and tax delinquency with a mix of 750 subsidized and market-rate housing units. A mix of units will ensure against recreating concentrations of poverty. > Emphasize rehabiliating existing units, minimal displacement, context sensitive design, a slight reduction in traditional density, and the conversion of narrow side streets into rear parking areas N Sharswood Park > Build a park on a centrally located plot of land characterized by high vacancy, city ownership, and tax delinquency. This recommendation is a placeholder for some type of green space within the redevelopment. If the park is not built, the plan does not fail. > Frame the park with repurposed buildings to activate it. Adaptive Reuse of Schools > Encourage the reuse of Vaux and Reynolds schools for community services and senior housing. Blumberg Apartments > Redevelop the Blumberg Apartments into lower density housing that matches the traditional neighborhood context > 150 replacement units should be occupied by mixed-income, mixed-tenure households (the target is at least 40 percent homeowner) > The senior housing tower should remain > 23rd Street should be reintroduced to provide greater connectivty within the neighborhood Support Businesses > Support businesses on Ridge Avenue through streetscape improvements, facade improvements, and corridor cleaning. Mixed-Use Larger-Format Retail with Residential Above > Reposition concentrations of vacant land along Ridge Avenue to allow for retail uses such as a modern grocery store or pharmacy. > Require the buildings to hold the street wall and to be oriented towards Ridge Avenue, with parking located to the side or rear. > Encourage residential or commercial uses on the upper floors. “Right Sizing” Ridge Avenue > Rezone sections of Ridge Avenue where commercial uses are no longer viable. The zoning should allow for only multi-family uses. 20th Cecil B. Moore Oxford Master Jefferson Thompson N. College 23rd 24th 25th 22nd 21st Neighborhood Greening > Explore using irregularly shaped land at prominent corners along Ridge Avenue for green stormwater infrastructure projects. These projects could become placemaking elements in the larger redevelopment scheme. Image source: Google Streets Create new pedestrian crossing to link open space to new development Activate open spaces with multi-family deveopment (new construction and rehabilitations) Rehabilitate building and retain Pearl Bailey Mural as backdrop for open space Encourage taller, mixed-use buildings at corners to take advantage of sightlines for stores and to create gateway JEFFERSON STREET OXFORD STREET RIDGEAVENUE 21STSTREET Place commercial parking areas behind development but create visible entries from major streets Restore street wall and maintain consistent cornice line with setbacks Place retail at prominent gateway/ intersection p i Add pedestrian crossingAdd d tProvide gathering spaces ggaat 21st Street and Ridge Avenue RIDGEAVENUE 21ST STREET Create gateway with buildings

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