West side village bangor maine

732 views

Published on

Consultant's presentation regarding improvements to the Main Street to Third Street area of Bangor, Maine

Published in: Real Estate, Business, Travel
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
732
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
2
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
3
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

West side village bangor maine

  1. 1. West Side Village Neighborhood Land Use Plan
  2. 2. Overarching Needs - Residents • Safe walking, day and night • Reclaim Second St. Park for the neighborhood • Accountable non-resident landlords • Tilt back toward home ownership • Running into neighbors you know by name • Place for community activities – and to welcome visitors • To be seen by others as a Good Neighborhood
  3. 3. SUB AREAS 2 5 1 34 Second Street Park Third Street Shaw’s CedarStreet First Street Sanford Street ParkerStreet WarrenStreet PattenStreet WalterStreet SidneyStreet LarkinStreet LincolnStreet UnionStreet DavisSt. BarkerSt. Second Street Rite-Aid YMCA Fire Station Police Station Season’s Rest. Bangor Daily News Waterfront Park Bass Park Cross Arena One Neighborhood, Different Sections
  4. 4. NEIGHBORHOOD IDENTITY & MARKETING West Side Village Neighborhood Plan
  5. 5. Take Control of Your Brand • A brand that draws on competitive advantages: – Affordability – Everything within walking distance – Village-style streets • Target market: Gen Y homebuyers • $25K for neighborhood marketing effort
  6. 6. 8980 69 62 82 WALK SCORES
  7. 7. HOUSING QUALITY AND HOME OWNERSHIP West Side Village Neighborhood Plan
  8. 8. Housing Quality • Code Enforcement • Housing Rehab assistance • Goal: 50-60 structures over next 4-5 years
  9. 9. Home Ownership • Goal: Help 30 new home owners to buy in neighborhood over next 5 years – Buy-Fix-Resell – Help with down payment and closing costs
  10. 10. 67% owner 33% renter 23% owner, 77% renter 31% owner, 69% renter 48% owner 52% renter Goal: 50% owner (+30 owner homes) Goal: 60% owner (+10 owner homes) Goal: Keep 67% owner FOCUS AREA
  11. 11. Preliminary Opinion of Cost: Housing Rehab & Ownership Total Est. Cost* Home Improvement loans (5 yrs) $800,000 - $1,000,000 Home ownership assist with down payments, closing costs (5/yr, 5 yrs) $125,000 Neighborhood stabilization: Buy-fix-resell (5) $625,000 Acquisition & demolition (3-5) $300,000 Total $1,850,000- $2,050,000 * Plus private match where appropriate
  12. 12. WALKING: STREETSCAPE, SIDEWALKS, LIGHTING, TRAFFIC CALMING West Side Village Neighborhood Plan
  13. 13. An Outdoor Room Classic Small-Town Streetscape
  14. 14. SIDEWALK INVENTORYNO sidewalk POOR sidewalk Third Street Second Street CedarStreet First Street Sanford Street WarrenStreet UnionStreet DavisSt. Barker St. ParkerStreet PattenStreet WalterStreet LarkinStreet LincolnStreet SidneyStreet Shaw’s Rite-Aid YMCA Fire Station Police Station Season’s Rest. Bangor Daily News Waterfront Park Bass Park Cross Arena GOOD sidewalk HIGH HIGH HIGH HIGH HIGH HIGH MEDIUM Sidewalk Priorities See Focus Area
  15. 15. HIGH PRIORITY LIGHTING NEEDS Pole with fixture Pole with no light fixture Decorative light fixture Coordinate with Shaw’s to keep some parking lot lights on after 10 pm. Need lighting in Second St. Park Need light fixture at intersection of Hellier and Patten Evaluate Cedar and Chester for additional light fixtures Need sidewalk on same side as lights on Walter Pedestrian lighting on north-south streets
  16. 16. Traffic Calming, Crosswalks, ParkingSpeed humps: •Rounded •12-14’ length •Mid-block •Residential streets Cross-walks Hills where on street parking may be issue Trial speed tables: •Long raised area •22’ flat middle section •Mid-block or intersection •Local & collector streets Raised Intersection
  17. 17. Preliminary Opinion of Cost: Sidewalks, Lighting, Traffic Calming Total Est. Cost* First Priority Sidewalks & Lighting (local streets except First-Davis- Barker) $355,000** $176,000 Traffic calming $67,000 $67,000 Total $422,000 $243,000 * not incl engineering, architecture ** not incl recommended decorative lighting on downtown-adjacent residential streets; timing depends on street/sidewalk reconstruction. Decorative lights ~$7,500 each.
  18. 18. LAND USE – FOCUS AREAS Third Street Second Street CedarStreet First Street Sanford Street ParkerStreet WarrenStreet PattenStreet WalterStreet LarkinStreet LincolnStreet UnionStreet DavisSt. BarkerSt. SidneyStreet Extend regional entertainment node 2nd St Park Local historic area Extend regional entertainment node 2nd St Park Local historic area FOCUS AREAS
  19. 19. SECOND STREET PARK West Side Village Neighborhood Land Use Plan
  20. 20. Vegetation Management
  21. 21. From First St. Side of Park
  22. 22. Blind Turn along Chain Link Fence
  23. 23. COMMUNITY BUILDING NEW CONNECTING PATH PATH FROM FIRST STREET TO PARK NEW PARK ENTRANCE REPLACE CHAIN LINK WITH LOW WOOD RAIL CONNECTING PATH TO MAIN STREET AMPHI- THEATER PATH/STAIRS CONNECTING TO HELLIER WIDER, IMPROVED PATH TO SHAW’S Pathways & Connections
  24. 24. AMPHITHEATER
  25. 25. Preliminary Opinion of Cost: Second Street Park Total Est. Cost* First Priority Vegetation Management** $50,000 $50,000 Paths (incl extended retaining wall) $119,000 $119,000 Lighting $45,000 $45,000 Amphitheater $300,000 Community Building $506,000 Total $1,020,000 $214,000 * not incl engineering, architecture **plus ongoing maintenance
  26. 26. FIRST STREET, CEDAR TO DAVIS West Side Village Neighborhood Land Use Plan
  27. 27. Existing First St. – Davis Ct.
  28. 28. Early Phases of Redevelopment Connect to Second St Park Views to river valley
  29. 29. Later Phase
  30. 30. Thinking Farther Ahead 4-Way Intersection: •Safety •Prominence •Framed by Significant Buildings
  31. 31. And Farther into the Future Formal local street
  32. 32. Preliminary Opinion of Cost: Selected Public Improvements Total Est. Cost* First Priority Davis-Barker cross-street $200,000 $200,000 Parking deck (~50 spaces) $1,250,000 Sidewalks & Lighting Not yet estimated Reconfigure RR St intersection Not yet estimated Reconstruct Davis Ct. Not yet estimated * not incl engineering, architecture, acquisitions
  33. 33. REGIONAL ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICT West Side Village Neighborhood Land Use Plan
  34. 34. Opportunities Sunnyside Garden New Housing or Retail Enclosed Farmers’ Mkt, Artisan’s Outlet, Shared Kitchen Hotel & Restaurant Townhouses or Live/Work Hollywood Casino Cross Insurance Center Bass Park Seasons McD Tim H Waterfront Park
  35. 35. Farmers’ Mkt/Artisan’s Outlet
  36. 36. Downtown Shuttle 15-20 Min Turnaround
  37. 37. The Plan in Perspective
  38. 38. Critical 15’ x 15’ Private Realm Critical 15’ x 15’ private realm Pedestrian- Friendly Form on Main Street Public Realm Public Realm
  39. 39. An Entertainment Corridor by Design
  40. 40. MAIN STREET West Side Village Neighborhood Land Use Plan
  41. 41. Main Street Buck to Cedar Complete street, boulevard-style elements
  42. 42. Intermittent to preserve left-hand turns
  43. 43. Preliminary Opinion of Cost: Main Street Total Est. Cost* First Priority Main Street medians $503,150 $503,150 Lighting $237,850 Widened Sidewalk – east side of Main Street $100,000 • Concrete alternative $291,000 Retaining Wall – east side of Main Street $289,000 Total $1,130,000- 1,321,000 $503,150 * not incl engineering, architecture, acquisitions
  44. 44. What To Do With Blank Walls….
  45. 45. ...Street Art
  46. 46. HISTORIC CONTEXT West Side Village Neighborhood Land Use Plan
  47. 47. Throughout Neighborhood • Homes and streets that maintain original overall form and use. • Entire neighborhood may deserve to be inventoried for historical qualities
  48. 48. Potential Local Historic District Existing nearby districtsPotential new district, Union to CHCS
  49. 49. Malcolm Collins, AIA Historic Architecture Richert Planning City Regional Transportation

×