Brewerton, New York A Community at a Crossroads David A. Yates 4/20/2005 Advisory Committee G. Curry R. Hawks
<ul><li>Presentation Contents </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Goals and Objectives,  </li></ul><ul><li>Op...
Brewerton North Watertown I-81
<ul><li>Brewerton Then and Now </li></ul><ul><li>  Brewerton, New York at one time in its history was a thriving village a...
Capstone Question: How can a deteriorated and economically challenged historic village core become a vital center for exis...
Current map of Brewerton with project boundaries Oneida  River I-81 Rt. 37 Miller Rd . Conrail  Bartell Rd . Rt. 11 (Brewe...
<ul><li>Goal One:  Evaluation and comparison of the three programs    compatibility . </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Er...
Mission Matrix All Three Programs Historic Preservation Conservation Community Development Developing Neighborhoods High Q...
Cohesion Education Resources Identity Neighborhood Economics
<ul><li>Goals </li></ul><ul><li>Six Key Terms </li></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>Cohesion </li></ul><ul><li>Eco...
<ul><li>Analysis: Missions and Goals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Homegrown initiative  through local groups and partnerships for...
Goal Two:  To Rediscover the village of Brewerton.  
<ul><li>Natural </li></ul><ul><li>Wildlife </li></ul><ul><li>Water Features </li></ul><ul><li>Climate </li></ul>
<ul><li>Natural </li></ul><ul><li>Wildlife </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fish: 58 species. Most popular </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li...
<ul><li>2. Water Features </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Oneida Lake </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Oneida River with NY Canal system <...
<ul><li>Climate </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Summer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fall  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Winter </li></ul>...
<ul><li>Opportunities: Natural </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing resources can bring visitors into Brewerton </li></ul><ul><li>F...
<ul><li>Historic and Cultural   </li></ul><ul><li>Buildings/Structures </li></ul><ul><li>Historic Village Plan </li></ul><...
<ul><li>Historic and Cultural   </li></ul><ul><li>Buildings/Structures </li></ul><ul><li>Historic Village Plan </li></ul><...
<ul><li>Historic and Cultural   </li></ul><ul><li>Buildings/Structures </li></ul><ul><li>Historic Village Plan </li></ul><...
<ul><li>Brief history </li></ul><ul><li>1759- Fort Brewerton  opens,burns in 1767-68 </li></ul><ul><li>1789- Oliver Steven...
<ul><li>Historic and Cultural   </li></ul><ul><li>Buildings/Structures </li></ul><ul><li>Historic Village Plan </li></ul><...
<ul><li>Opportunities: Historical </li></ul><ul><li>Village walking tours </li></ul><ul><li>Rehabilitation of existing his...
<ul><li>Recreation and Tourism </li></ul><ul><li>Fishing  </li></ul><ul><li>Boating </li></ul><ul><li>Canal </li></ul><ul>...
<ul><li>Opportunities: Recreation and Tourism </li></ul><ul><li>Fishing Derbies- Year round </li></ul><ul><li>Boating race...
<ul><li>Land Use </li></ul><ul><li>Local Zoning </li></ul><ul><li>Vacant Land </li></ul><ul><li>Vacant Buildings </li></ul...
Local Zoning
Land Use
<ul><li>Land Use </li></ul><ul><li>Local Zoning </li></ul><ul><li>Vacant Land </li></ul><ul><li>Vacant Buildings </li></ul...
Image Diagram
Goal Three:  To Re-establish the village center through the applicable missions and principles of the three programs in th...
<ul><li>Traditional Neighborhood Characteristics </li></ul><ul><li>Walkability </li></ul><ul><li>Diversity </li></ul><ul><...
<ul><li>Appropriate Guidelines </li></ul><ul><li>The neighborhood structure </li></ul><ul><li>Nature preservation and cele...
Base Map Detail Area  Boundary
Pedestrian Scale
Making Connections
Pedestrian Connectors
 
Pedestrian Friendly
Public Space Opportunities
Connective Streetscape
Goal Four:  To develop a list of potential economic support and incentives.  
Rehabilitation Opportunities
 
Infill Opportunities
 
 
Let the rediscovering and reestablishing begin Questions?
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Brewerton, Ny A Community At A Crossroads

  1. 1. Brewerton, New York A Community at a Crossroads David A. Yates 4/20/2005 Advisory Committee G. Curry R. Hawks
  2. 2. <ul><li>Presentation Contents </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Goals and Objectives, </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Results </li></ul>
  3. 3. Brewerton North Watertown I-81
  4. 4. <ul><li>Brewerton Then and Now </li></ul><ul><li>  Brewerton, New York at one time in its history was a thriving village and a weekend retreat for many Syracusans. And over time </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Suburban sprawl and zoning regulations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Businesses have left or closed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lost much of its historic architecture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Village housing is in disrepair or altered beyond recognition </li></ul></ul><ul><li>As a result of these factors, Brewerton is on the verge of losing its village heritage and identity. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Capstone Question: How can a deteriorated and economically challenged historic village core become a vital center for existing and future development?
  6. 6. Current map of Brewerton with project boundaries Oneida River I-81 Rt. 37 Miller Rd . Conrail Bartell Rd . Rt. 11 (Brewerton Rd.)
  7. 7. <ul><li>Goal One: Evaluation and comparison of the three programs compatibility . </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Main Street Program </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Onondaga County Settlement Plan </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  8. 8. Mission Matrix All Three Programs Historic Preservation Conservation Community Development Developing Neighborhoods High Quality of Life Self-Determination Incremental Transformation Two Programs Promotes Partnerships Neighborhoods Diverse in Use Pedestrian Scale Downtown Revitalization Neighborhood Revitalization One Program Recreation Interpretation Tourism Clear Identity
  9. 9. Cohesion Education Resources Identity Neighborhood Economics
  10. 10. <ul><li>Goals </li></ul><ul><li>Six Key Terms </li></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>Cohesion </li></ul><ul><li>Economics </li></ul><ul><li>Identity </li></ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Neighborhood </li></ul><ul><li>Missions </li></ul><ul><li>All Three Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Historic Preservation </li></ul><ul><li>Conservation </li></ul><ul><li>Community Development </li></ul><ul><li>Developing Neighborhoods </li></ul><ul><li>High Quality of Life </li></ul><ul><li>Self-Determination </li></ul><ul><li>Incremental Transformation </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Analysis: Missions and Goals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Homegrown initiative through local groups and partnerships for neighborhood/community development or re-vitalization. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Begin incrementally with smaller projects, while preserving and enhancing existing resources. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The neighborhood/community is developed at a pedestrian scale , serving their needs with a variety of economic, recreational, educational and living possibilities. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>These neighborhoods/communities create their own identity through the residents who live, work and play within the community. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The neighborhoods/community’s image is then marketed through the education of its opportunities and benefits, from the residents to visitors and tourists. </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Goal Two: To Rediscover the village of Brewerton.  
  13. 13. <ul><li>Natural </li></ul><ul><li>Wildlife </li></ul><ul><li>Water Features </li></ul><ul><li>Climate </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Natural </li></ul><ul><li>Wildlife </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fish: 58 species. Most popular </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B. Birds: </li></ul></ul>Bass: largemouth Bluegills Bullhead Walleye Common Terns Mallards Cormorants
  15. 15. <ul><li>2. Water Features </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Oneida Lake </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Oneida River with NY Canal system </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Climate </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Summer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fall </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Winter </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Opportunities: Natural </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing resources can bring visitors into Brewerton </li></ul><ul><li>Fishing tournaments throughout the year </li></ul><ul><li>Bird watching </li></ul><ul><li>Oneida Lake tours with highlights during fall foliage season </li></ul><ul><li>Canal day tours </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Historic and Cultural </li></ul><ul><li>Buildings/Structures </li></ul><ul><li>Historic Village Plan </li></ul><ul><li>History </li></ul><ul><li>Cemetery </li></ul><ul><li>Native American Resources </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>Historic and Cultural </li></ul><ul><li>Buildings/Structures </li></ul><ul><li>Historic Village Plan </li></ul><ul><li>History </li></ul><ul><li>Cemetery </li></ul><ul><li>Native American Resources </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>Historic and Cultural </li></ul><ul><li>Buildings/Structures </li></ul><ul><li>Historic Village Plan </li></ul><ul><li>History </li></ul><ul><li>Cemetery </li></ul><ul><li>Native American Resources </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>Brief history </li></ul><ul><li>1759- Fort Brewerton opens,burns in 1767-68 </li></ul><ul><li>1789- Oliver Stevens first settler </li></ul><ul><li>1812- Plank toll road built from Brewerton to Ward of Salina(Syracuse) </li></ul><ul><li>lasting 67 yrs. </li></ul><ul><li>1835- Oneida Lake Canal Co. finishes canal connecting Oneida Lake </li></ul><ul><li>to the Erie Canal </li></ul><ul><li>1871- Syracuse Northern opens railroad with stop and drawbridge in Brewerton </li></ul><ul><li>1874- Brewerton incorporated as a village, then many years later the </li></ul><ul><ul><li>charter is surrendered </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Historic and Cultural </li></ul><ul><li>Buildings/Structures </li></ul><ul><li>Historic Village Plan </li></ul><ul><li>History </li></ul><ul><li>Cemetery </li></ul><ul><li>Native American Resources </li></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>Historic and Cultural </li></ul><ul><li>Buildings/Structures </li></ul><ul><li>Historic Village Plan </li></ul><ul><li>History </li></ul><ul><li>Cemetery </li></ul><ul><li>Native American Resources </li></ul>The village was called Techiroguen, while the locality was known as Oh-saha-u-ny-tak se-ugh-kah (&quot;where the waters run out of Oneida Lake&quot;).
  23. 23. <ul><li>Opportunities: Historical </li></ul><ul><li>Village walking tours </li></ul><ul><li>Rehabilitation of existing historic structures </li></ul><ul><li>Historic district designation </li></ul><ul><li>American heritage events </li></ul><ul><li>Highlight historical facts and events </li></ul><ul><li>Emphasize historical transportation routes: Plank Road, Railroad </li></ul><ul><li>Development of a Native American Historical site </li></ul>
  24. 24. <ul><li>Recreation and Tourism </li></ul><ul><li>Fishing </li></ul><ul><li>Boating </li></ul><ul><li>Canal </li></ul><ul><li>Brewerton Speedway </li></ul><ul><li>Marinas </li></ul><ul><li>Seasonal </li></ul><ul><li>Waterfront Restaurants </li></ul>
  25. 25. <ul><li>Opportunities: Recreation and Tourism </li></ul><ul><li>Fishing Derbies- Year round </li></ul><ul><li>Boating races: Motor, Sailing, Personal watercraft </li></ul><ul><li>Recreation exhibitions: Water Skiing, Rowing, Kayaks </li></ul><ul><li>Opening Day Parade- Brewerton Speedway </li></ul><ul><li>Fourth of July Celebration </li></ul><ul><li>Boat Parade </li></ul><ul><li>In Water Boat Show </li></ul>
  26. 26. <ul><li>Land Use </li></ul><ul><li>Local Zoning </li></ul><ul><li>Vacant Land </li></ul><ul><li>Vacant Buildings </li></ul><ul><li>Ownership </li></ul><ul><li>Building Condition </li></ul>
  27. 27. Local Zoning
  28. 28. Land Use
  29. 29. <ul><li>Land Use </li></ul><ul><li>Local Zoning </li></ul><ul><li>Vacant Land </li></ul><ul><li>Vacant Buildings </li></ul><ul><li>Ownership </li></ul><ul><li>Building Condition </li></ul>
  30. 30. Image Diagram
  31. 31. Goal Three: To Re-establish the village center through the applicable missions and principles of the three programs in the development of a designed plan.  
  32. 32. <ul><li>Traditional Neighborhood Characteristics </li></ul><ul><li>Walkability </li></ul><ul><li>Diversity </li></ul><ul><li>Community </li></ul><ul><li>Economy </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental Health </li></ul><ul><li>Worthy Destinations </li></ul>
  33. 33. <ul><li>Appropriate Guidelines </li></ul><ul><li>The neighborhood structure </li></ul><ul><li>Nature preservation and celebration, Natural connective corridors </li></ul><ul><li>Mixed-Use, Center Retail-Office, Transit stop? </li></ul><ul><li>Center public space </li></ul><ul><li>Neighborhood street network </li></ul><ul><li>Street widths: </li></ul><ul><li>Sidewalks: </li></ul><ul><li>Street trees </li></ul><ul><li>Street lights </li></ul><ul><li>Storefront signage, visible but appealing, with unity </li></ul><ul><li>Building heights: 2- 3 stories in center decreasing towards edge </li></ul><ul><li>Parking: hide lots, increase quality </li></ul><ul><li>Inclusive housing: </li></ul><ul><li>Apartments over retail </li></ul><ul><li>Architectural consistency for region </li></ul><ul><li>Parks distributed within neighborhood </li></ul>
  34. 34. Base Map Detail Area Boundary
  35. 35. Pedestrian Scale
  36. 36. Making Connections
  37. 37. Pedestrian Connectors
  38. 39. Pedestrian Friendly
  39. 40. Public Space Opportunities
  40. 41. Connective Streetscape
  41. 42. Goal Four: To develop a list of potential economic support and incentives.  
  42. 43. Rehabilitation Opportunities
  43. 45. Infill Opportunities
  44. 48. Let the rediscovering and reestablishing begin Questions?

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