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Reynoldstown Site & Gateway Plan

  1. 1. ReynoldstownSite Development and Street Design Plan<br />Flat Shoals Avenue and Memorial Drive<br />Georgia Tech | School of City and Regional Planning<br />Social Justice Committee<br />Jesse Clark, Chair<br />Mike Cullen, Project Manager<br />Carlos Perez-Carro<br />Kirsten Radomski<br />Alek Pochowski<br />Erin Rosintoski<br />Leslie Caceda<br />Mike Walters<br />Joshua Word<br />
  2. 2. Project Scope<br />
  3. 3. Agenda<br />Process<br />Discovery<br />Design<br />Discussion<br />Documentation<br />
  4. 4. Discovery | Previous Plans<br />Reynoldstown Master Plan: 2000 and Beyond<br />Goals + Objectives<br />Utilize vacant lots to address communities needs<br />Restore pedestrian environment<br />Pedestrian friendly streets<br />Expand existing housing stock with variety of housing types and prices<br />Improve and expand neighborhood commercial facilities<br />Improve availability and quality of parks and open space<br />
  5. 5. Discovery |FLU<br />Multifamily Residential (Medium Density)<br />Commercial<br />
  6. 6. Discovery |Zoning<br />RG-3 Zoning Classification<br />Single-family <br />Two-family<br />Multi-family<br />
  7. 7. R-5 Zoning<br />District Requirements<br />Minimum lot size: 7,500 ft2 (existing lots may be developed as a single-family dwelling)<br />Minimum lot width: 50 ft<br />Setbacks:<br />Front: 30 ft<br />Side: 7 ft<br />Rear: 7 ft<br />FAR: 0.6 (for duplex units)<br />Maximum lot coverage: 55%<br />Maximum height: 35 ft<br />Parking: 1 space per dwelling unit<br />Actual Properties (68-1 & 69-9)<br />Lot size: 7,579 ft2 and 6,126 ft2<br />Lot width: 55 ft<br />Variances Required<br />Minimum lot size: from 7,500 ft2 to 6,126 ft2<br />Front setback: from 30’ to 20-25’<br />Independent Driveway Required on Conforming Lot<br />
  8. 8. RG-3 Zoning<br />District Requirements<br />Minimum lot size: 5,000 ft2<br />Minimum lot width: 50 ft<br />Setbacks:<br />Front: 40 ft<br />Side: 7 ft<br />Rear: TBD by height<br />FAR: 0.69 maximum (for duplex units)<br />Maximum lot coverage: 31% (including adjacent ROW)<br />Maximum height: 35 ft<br />Parking: 1 space per dwelling unit<br />Actual Properties (68-1 & 69-9)<br />Lot size: 7,579 ft2 and 6,126 ft2<br />Lot width: 55 ft<br />Variances Required<br />Front setback: from 40’ to 20-25’<br />Independent Driveway Required on Conforming Lot<br />
  9. 9. Discovery | Previous Plans<br />Plan recommendation:<br />Closing of Howell Drive (entirety) to eliminate congestion approaching the Memorial Drive and Moreland Avenue intersection<br />
  10. 10. Discovery | Historical Context<br />Sanborn Fire Insurance Map (1911)<br />
  11. 11. Discovery | Topo + Drainage<br />
  12. 12. Discovery | Vegetation<br />
  13. 13. Design | Duplex Site Layout<br />
  14. 14. Design | Townhouse Site Layout<br />
  15. 15. Housing Alternatives<br />
  16. 16. Urban Design Alternatives<br />
  17. 17. Adaptive Reuse<br />
  18. 18. Adaptive Reuse<br />
  19. 19. Urban Design Alternatives<br />
  20. 20. Urban Design AlternativesConcept 1: Divided Street<br />
  21. 21. Divided Street<br />
  22. 22. Divided Street<br />
  23. 23. Howell Drive: One-Way Drive Aisle<br />7’<br />On-Street Parking<br />10’ Drive Aisle<br />5’<br />6’ Walk<br />RG-3<br />Median <br />Open <br />Space<br />1’ Curb<br />1’ Curb<br />30’ R.O.W <br />
  24. 24. Divided Street | Design Implications<br />Design Benefits:<br />Provide additional on-street parking<br />Maximize commercial viability<br />Maintain existing street pattern along length of Flat Schoals Ave.<br />Provides flexibility for existing properties in median (either with rehabilitated structures or green space)<br />Design Issues:<br />Lowered accessibility to site<br />Concern over one-way drive speed mitigation<br />Requires traffic circle to maintain access to site<br />
  25. 25. Urban Design AlternativesConcept 2: Two-Way Street with Access Drive<br />
  26. 26. Two-Way Drive with Access Street<br />Concept 2: Two-Way Street with Access Drive<br />
  27. 27. Concept 2: Two-Way Street with Access Drive<br />
  28. 28. Howell Drive: Two-Way Street and Access Drive<br />
  29. 29. Two-Way Street with Access Drive | Design Implications<br />Design Benefits:<br />Provide some additional on-street parking<br />Additional residential character at site<br />Conform to Reynoldstown Master Plan at the intersection of Flat Schoals Ave and Memorial Drive<br />Design Issues:<br />Lowered accessibility to site<br />Less on-street parking, minimizing potential to retain existing structures within median<br />Requires traffic circle to maintain access to site<br />
  30. 30. Urban Design AlternativesConcept 3: Two-Way Street<br />
  31. 31. Concept 3: Two-Way Street<br />
  32. 32. Two-Way Drive| Design Implications<br />Design Benefits:<br />Conform to Reynoldstown Master Plan at the intersection of Flat Schoals Ave and Memorial Drive<br />Potential for additional land area and value<br />Design Issues:<br />Potentially expensive, and time-consuming, property acquisition from the city<br />Resubdivision required before any improvements to existing site<br />Eliminates on-street parking and minimizes commercial viability<br />Inconsistent with historic subdivision of public space<br />
  33. 33. Agenda<br />Process<br />Discovery<br />Design<br />Discussion<br />Documentation<br />

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