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CIRCLE CITY GATEWAY
A Corona Beautification Effort
OUR DOWNTOWN
● VISION AND GOAL
○ Experiences both “Professional” and “Personal”
○ Maintain historical significance while c...
LAND USE OPPORTUNITIES
ADAPTIVE RE-USE/
REHABILITATION
● Focus on existing
businesses and
properties that
would benefit fr...
NEW DEVELOPMENT
● Vacant and
assembled
properties
OFF-SITE PARKING
● Surface Parking
● Parking Structure
LAND USE OPPORTUN...
STREET IMPROVEMENTS
WHAT WOULD IT TAKE TO GIVE SIXTH STREET THAT DOWNTOWN FEEL?
4
DOWNTOWN SIXTH STREET
● Slow Speeds
● On-street parking
● One lane in each direction
● Decorative street lighting
● A pede...
DOWNTOWN SIXTH STREET
6
DOWNTOWN SIXTH STREET
7
TRAFFIC REDISTRIBUTION
WHAT DO ALL
THESE
DOWNTOWN
FEATURES DO TO
CUT-THROUGH
TRAFFIC ALONG
SIXTH STREET
WITHIN THE
CIRCLE?...
STREET IMPROVEMENTS
DIAGONAL
PARKING
DROUGHT
TOLERANT
PLANTING
STREET LIGHT
FIXTURES
SURFACE
PARKING
11-FT WIDE
PAVED
SIDE...
WALKWAY IMPROVEMENTS
DROUGHT TOLERANT
PLANTING
OUTDOOR SEATING
11-FEET WIDE PAVED
SIDEWALK
DIAGONAL PARKING
STREET LIGHT
F...
STREET FRONTING DINING
DIAGONAL
PARKING
ADDITIONAL STREET
DINING
11
ALLEY CLOSE ALLEY
OUTDOOR
SEATING
ART WALL
DROUGHT
TOLERANT
LANDSCAPING
12
PARKING STRUCTURE
DIAGONAL
PARKING
PARKING
STRUCTURE
13
FEATURES AND ALTERNATIVES
● STREETSCAPE ELEMENTS
○ Pavers, Planters, Seating Elements, Lighting
● GENERAL CIVIL
○ Curb and...
ESTIMATED INVESTMENT ANALYSIS
● ONE BLOCK SEGMENT- $400K-$600K
● ALLEY IMPROVEMENTS- $100K - $200K
● BOLLARDS
○ Manual - $...
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - IMPACTS
● INCREASED BUSINESS ATTRACTION
○ Niche Retail
○ Restaurants
○ Professional Office
● INCREA...
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - IMPACTS
● DEVELOPMENT OF INFILL PROJECTS
● INCREASE IN PUBLIC SAFETY
● INVESTMENT IN THE ARTS
● DEC...
PLACEMAKING - THE TRANSFORMATION OF PUBLIC SPACE TO QUALITY
ENVIRONMENT
KEY PRINCIPLES:
○ Clearly delineated boundaries
○ ...
“DARE TO REINVENT THE CIRCLE”
yes it is
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TEAM
Mayra Cabrera
DEPARTMENT OF WATER & POWER
UTILITY ENGINEER
CITY OF CORONA EMPLOYEE SINCE 2011
Ryan Cortez
ECONOMIC DE...
QUESTIONS?
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Nov. 25, 2015 Study Session: Circle City Gateway Presentation

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Nov. 25, 2015 Study Session: Circle City Gateway Presentation

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  • I hope the City has the fortitude to revitalize 6th Street. Everytime I drive down that street between El Sobriante and Lincoln I am sad - it's like looking at something that could be so beautiful and fruitful for the City just going to waste.
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  • Everyone makes his own decision, of course. For me, if Sixth St. is narrowed, I will avoid it like the plague it will become. In that case, likely I would no longer buy gasoline at Corona Mall Chevron, which I do now. Sorry, Warren, take it up with Mr. Talbert..
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Nov. 25, 2015 Study Session: Circle City Gateway Presentation

  1. 1. CIRCLE CITY GATEWAY A Corona Beautification Effort
  2. 2. OUR DOWNTOWN ● VISION AND GOAL ○ Experiences both “Professional” and “Personal” ○ Maintain historical significance while creating a vibrant district that appeals to all demographics ○ Promote private investment into the city's downtown area ○ Identify areas of opportunity for businesses as well as for the community to congregate and patronize 1
  3. 3. LAND USE OPPORTUNITIES ADAPTIVE RE-USE/ REHABILITATION ● Focus on existing businesses and properties that would benefit from more attractive land uses and end users ● New streetscape and off-site parking a opportunities2
  4. 4. NEW DEVELOPMENT ● Vacant and assembled properties OFF-SITE PARKING ● Surface Parking ● Parking Structure LAND USE OPPORTUNITIES 3
  5. 5. STREET IMPROVEMENTS WHAT WOULD IT TAKE TO GIVE SIXTH STREET THAT DOWNTOWN FEEL? 4
  6. 6. DOWNTOWN SIXTH STREET ● Slow Speeds ● On-street parking ● One lane in each direction ● Decorative street lighting ● A pedestrian and bicycle friendly environment ● Street closures for those special occasions ● One way streets on the perpendicular roads 5
  7. 7. DOWNTOWN SIXTH STREET 6
  8. 8. DOWNTOWN SIXTH STREET 7
  9. 9. TRAFFIC REDISTRIBUTION WHAT DO ALL THESE DOWNTOWN FEATURES DO TO CUT-THROUGH TRAFFIC ALONG SIXTH STREET WITHIN THE CIRCLE? 8
  10. 10. STREET IMPROVEMENTS DIAGONAL PARKING DROUGHT TOLERANT PLANTING STREET LIGHT FIXTURES SURFACE PARKING 11-FT WIDE PAVED SIDEWALK CITY MONUMENT TWO WAY STREET 9 CITIZENS BUSINESS BANK
  11. 11. WALKWAY IMPROVEMENTS DROUGHT TOLERANT PLANTING OUTDOOR SEATING 11-FEET WIDE PAVED SIDEWALK DIAGONAL PARKING STREET LIGHT FIXTURES 10
  12. 12. STREET FRONTING DINING DIAGONAL PARKING ADDITIONAL STREET DINING 11
  13. 13. ALLEY CLOSE ALLEY OUTDOOR SEATING ART WALL DROUGHT TOLERANT LANDSCAPING 12
  14. 14. PARKING STRUCTURE DIAGONAL PARKING PARKING STRUCTURE 13
  15. 15. FEATURES AND ALTERNATIVES ● STREETSCAPE ELEMENTS ○ Pavers, Planters, Seating Elements, Lighting ● GENERAL CIVIL ○ Curb and Gutter, Sidewalk, Electrical, Utilities ● THE CHOKERS AT THE INTERSECTION ● ALTERNATIVES ○ City Monument ○ Bollards, Manual vs Automatic14
  16. 16. ESTIMATED INVESTMENT ANALYSIS ● ONE BLOCK SEGMENT- $400K-$600K ● ALLEY IMPROVEMENTS- $100K - $200K ● BOLLARDS ○ Manual - $20,000 ● PARKING LOT- $300/STALL ● CITY MONUMENT- $110,000 15
  17. 17. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - IMPACTS ● INCREASED BUSINESS ATTRACTION ○ Niche Retail ○ Restaurants ○ Professional Office ● INCREASE IN DOWNTOWN JOBS ● CATALYST FOR PRIVATE INVESTMENT ● INCREASE IN TAXABLE SALES ● CREATION OF ADAPTIVE REUSE PROJECTS16
  18. 18. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - IMPACTS ● DEVELOPMENT OF INFILL PROJECTS ● INCREASE IN PUBLIC SAFETY ● INVESTMENT IN THE ARTS ● DECREASE VACANCY, INCREASE IN RENTS ● ATTRACTION OF MILLENNIALS 17
  19. 19. PLACEMAKING - THE TRANSFORMATION OF PUBLIC SPACE TO QUALITY ENVIRONMENT KEY PRINCIPLES: ○ Clearly delineated boundaries ○ Must be accessible & Pedestrian Friendly ○ Provide a sense of place ○ Civic & Historic significance ○ Multi-functional ■ Live ■ Work18
  20. 20. “DARE TO REINVENT THE CIRCLE” yes it is 19
  21. 21. TEAM Mayra Cabrera DEPARTMENT OF WATER & POWER UTILITY ENGINEER CITY OF CORONA EMPLOYEE SINCE 2011 Ryan Cortez ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST CITY OF CORONA EMPLOYEE SINCE 2014 Jason Moquin COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT SENIOR PLANNER CITY OF CORONA EMPLOYEE SINCE 1998 Albert Espinoza PUBLIC WORKS ENGINEERING PRINCIPAL CIVIL ENGINEER CITY OF CORONA EMPLOYEE SINCE 2006 Rafael Martinez PUBLIC WORKS ENGINEERING PRINCIPAL ENGINEER CITY OF CORONA EMPLOYEE SINCE 2001 Cindi Schmitz FIRE DEPARTMENT FIRE MARSHAL CITY OF CORONA EMPLOYEE SINCE 2000 20
  22. 22. QUESTIONS?

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