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Grandview district 10.27.11 public meeting and open house

  1. 1. Grandview DistrictEdina MinnesotaPublic Presentation & Open HouseOctober 27 2011 27,history and culture of place Ideas and Options Id d O ti Community Workshop #2 Concept Plan
  2. 2. 1 - Welcome and Introductions2 - Overview Comments - Workshop #2 Ideas & Options p p3 - Guiding Principles4 - Benchmarks for Success - The Grandview Plan Check List5 - The Concept Diagram6 - Building the Layers7 - Small Group Discussion8 - Wrap Up & Next Steps Agenda
  3. 3. Workshop #2 - Ideas & OptionsDay 1 – Program Meetings & Focus GroupsDay 2 – Steering Committee Review & DiscussionDay 3 – Public Presentation & Open House Overview Comments
  4. 4. We started with the 7 Principles from the Small Area Guide Plan . . .Matched with what we heard from the Day 1 meetings:ConnectivityC ti itPartnershipsInnovationCreative FinancingThe Public Works SiteMake it Beautiful Guiding Principles
  5. 5. Legacy and Sustainability1.1 Take a position on sustainability . . . expectations and outcomes2. Be a model for city wide sustainability ordinance3. Define incentives to attract “Best-in-Class” development4.4 Seek partners and follow the money (creative financing strategies)5. Maximize use of the freebies . . . focus on what and why, not how6. Connect to Minnehaha CreekMake BM k it Beautiful ! tif l Benchmarks for Success . . . The Grandview Plan Check List
  6. 6. Parks and Public Realm1.1 Acknowledge “No net loss”, yet aggressively seek new public space No loss2. Provide legible green armature as primary form giver3. Build on existing strengths…inventory; assessment; repurpose; improve4.4 Reject single purpose in favor of integrated/overlapping goals5. Re-prioritize bike and pedestrian movement as a district signature6. Health and wellness underpins design decisionsMake BM k it Beautiful ! tif l Benchmarks for Success . . . The Grandview Plan Check List
  7. 7. Arts and Culture1.1 Create a recognized, visible connected arts identity (uniquely Grandview) recognized visible,2. Resolve…Consolidated (central) vs. Fragmented (satellite)3. Advocate for content…then build infrastructure4. Build on and leverage what you have5. Build capacity for both producers and consumers6. Provide space/place for community purpose7.7 Napa + Brooklyn = EdinaMake it Beautiful ! Benchmarks for Success . . . The Grandview Plan Check List
  8. 8. Facilities and Community Needs1.1 Determine best use of existing facilities efficiency improvements relocate facilities…efficiency, improvements,2. Address needs of underserved populations…teens, singles, etc.3. Establish community commons at Grandview…multi-purpose model with connections to wide audience4. Provide indoor and outdoor spaces for both planned and spontaneous activities5. Respond to “Whole Life – Whole Body” approach…food, exercise, rest, etc.Make it Beautiful ! Benchmarks for Success . . . The Grandview Plan Check List
  9. 9. History and Meaning of Place1.1 Is “Grandview Heights” the place name? Grandview Heights2. Tell the stories…connect the dots with historic and interpretive sites3. Reveal the resource…increase community awareness and active use of existing facilities4. Develop the Mill Site…celebrate the “Birthplace” of Edina5. Record the oral history of the Grandview DistrictMake it Beautiful ! Benchmarks for Success . . . The Grandview Plan Check List
  10. 10. Transportation and Highway 1001.1 Partner to implement Park n Ride in Grandview on your terms Park-n-Ride Grandview…on2. Identify and implement demonstration project for “Complete/Living” streets3. It’s not safe!! Parking, access, movement, lighting need attention now4.4 Complete the public walkway system bikes and pedestrians are a priority system…bikes5. Take leadership and direct discussion related to highway 100 interchange…build the “Reason Platform”Make it Beautiful ! Benchmarks for Success . . . The Grandview Plan Check List
  11. 11. The Concept Diagram
  12. 12. Public Realm Framework
  13. 13. Street Framework
  14. 14. Regional Highway Context
  15. 15. Vernon Avenue and Highway 100
  16. 16. Vernon Avenue and Highway 100
  17. 17. Vernon Avenue and Highway 100
  18. 18. Vernon Avenue and Highway 100
  19. 19. Edina Bicycle Circulation Plan
  20. 20. Land Use Options – More Residential
  21. 21. Land Use Options – More Commercial
  22. 22. Land Use Options – Mixed Use
  23. 23. The Illustrative Plan – Initial Phase
  24. 24. The Illustrative Plan – Second Phase
  25. 25. The Illustrative Plan – Third Phase
  26. 26. The Illustrative Plan – Fourth Phase
  27. 27. The Illustrative Plan – Final Phase
  28. 28. Concept Ideas – Civic Complex
  29. 29. Concept Ideas – Great Lawn
  30. 30. Concept Ideas – Urban Parks
  31. 31. Concept Ideas – Green Roofs
  32. 32. Concept Ideas – Pocket Neighborhoods
  33. 33. Concept Ideas – Sustainability
  34. 34. Concept Ideas – Green / Living Streets
  35. 35. Concept Ideas – Pedestrian Bridges
  36. 36. Concept Ideas – Green Link
  37. 37. The Grandview District Vision – Phase One
  38. 38. The Grandview District Vision – Phase One
  39. 39. The Grandview District Vision – Phase One
  40. 40. The Grandview District Vision – Phase One

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