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Roswell - 2nd Public Meeting


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We presented this Tuesday evening in Roswell to get feedback on some of the ideas we will be presenting in the Master Plan

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Roswell - 2nd Public Meeting

  1. 1. MainStreet Roswell Master Plan Public Meeting
  2. 2. Project Team Consensus Planning, Inc. Souder, Miller & Associates Studio Southwest Architects
  3. 3. Progress to Date <ul><li>Research </li></ul><ul><li>Public meeting / visioning exercise </li></ul><ul><li>Stakeholder interviews </li></ul><ul><li>Walking tour </li></ul><ul><li>Windshield survey & mapping </li></ul><ul><li>Market analysis </li></ul>
  4. 4. Opportunity Buildings <ul><li>Purpose: To identify existing vacant buildings and evaluate their re-use potential. </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunities: </li></ul><ul><li>Public/private partnerships </li></ul><ul><li>Private sector investment </li></ul><ul><li>Meet needs – housing, retail, office, etc. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Community Exercise A – Opportunity Buildings 10 Minutes
  6. 6. Railroad District / Metropolitan Redevelopment District <ul><li>Provides cities with power to correct blighted conditions and reverse decline and stagnation </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Vacant Land and vacant buildings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides funding for acquisition, reconstruction, or installation; provision of public services; etc. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Community Exercise B – Railroad District / Metropolitan Redevelopment District 10 Minutes
  8. 8. Arts and Cultural District <ul><li>Benefits: </li></ul><ul><li>Creates live/work space for cultural workers & space for cultural and entertainment enterprises </li></ul><ul><li>Provides access to funding and grants </li></ul><ul><li>Enhanced Historic Tax Credits </li></ul><ul><li>Positive Economic Impact </li></ul><ul><li>Technical Assistance </li></ul>
  9. 9. Community Exercise C – Arts and Cultural District 10 Minutes
  10. 10. Transportation Improvements <ul><li>Main Street </li></ul><ul><li>Current Conditions </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Road Diet’ Options </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pedestrians </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Parking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Landscaping </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Richardson / Virginia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Current Conditions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>One-way option </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bicycle facilities </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Main Street - No Build Alternative Section View Plan View
  12. 12. Main Street – Alternative #2 Section View Plan View
  13. 13. Main Street – Alternative #3 Section View Plan View
  14. 14. Main Street – Alternative #4 Section View Plan View
  15. 15. Richardson Virginia Plan View Section View Plan View Section View
  16. 16. Community Exercise D – Transportation Improvements 10 Minutes
  17. 17. Downtown Parking <ul><li>On-street parking </li></ul><ul><li>Access to businesses </li></ul><ul><li>Parking lots / alleys </li></ul><ul><li>Public lots versus private lots </li></ul>
  18. 18. Community Exercise E – Downtown Parking 5 Minutes