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Reed Street Project - Reed Street Yards Charrette 2-1


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Sustainable Water - Energy - Centric Communities school
May 9 - 13, 2016 – Lake Como School of Advanced Studies

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Reed Street Project - Reed Street Yards Charrette 2-1

  1. 1. Reed Street Yards
  2. 2. Site Images Top: Looking Northeast up the canal from the 6th Street Bridge Bottom: View of Water Council Building and Teweles Seed Apartments at 3rd and Pittsburgh, Southeast across the canal from the Harley Museum
  3. 3. Site Images Bottom: Looking West from W Oregon St in the Reed Street Yards Looking Northwest up the canal from the 6th Street Bridge
  4. 4. The Reed Street Yards History • 2007 – City approaches Peter Moede/owner • 2009 – Tax Incremental District (TID) Created • 2010 – Water Council makes decision to locate at Reed Street Yards • 2011 – Tax Incremental District Amended, Public Infrastructure Approved, Zoning Approved • 2012 – Water Accelerator renovations begin • 2013 – Site work to begin
  5. 5. Reed Street Yards TID Boundary Reed Street Yards The Tannery Undeveloped Tannery Buildings Harley Davidson Museum MMSD Iron Horse Hotel Teweles Seed Water Council
  6. 6. Reed Street Yards TID Goals and Objectives • Create an urban Water Research and Technology Park • Provide public infrastructure • Assist in the remediation of brownfields • Create or retain jobs • Provide investments for water-related companies • Increase the tax base • Implement a catalytic project of the Near South Side Plan • Increase public access to the Menomonee Canal and connect to the Riverwalk • Eliminate obsolete conditions and blighting influences
  7. 7. INTERMODAL STATION MMSD WATER TREATMENT CENTER MMSD OFFICES UWM WATER INSTITUTE and SCHOOL OF FRESHWATER SCIENCES MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY Why a Good Location for Water Research Park?  15 acres of vacant land  Adjacent to Milwaukee Water Council Building  300,000 SF of historic rehab office space available  Near other institutions: UWM, MU, MSOE, MATC and MMSD  Freeway visibility  Rail access  Proximity to airport  Access to Lake Michigan via canal and river system  Adjacent to active mixed-use neighborhood with hotel, restaurants, bars and residential units  Available in 2013 AIRPORT (4.5 MILES) UWM (2.5 MILES) RTE 30 - UWM RTE-80 GreenLine–UWM/Airport MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE MILWAUKEE SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING DOWNTOWN MILWAUKEE MILWAUKEE WATER COUNCIL BUILDING
  8. 8. Milwaukee Water Council Accelerator Building • Southeast corner of 3rd/Pittsburgh • 88,000 SF warehouse building that will be converted into the Milwaukee Water Council Office Building • $20M investment • Space leased to Milwaukee Water Council, Badger Meter, A.O. Smith, UWM and others • Work to begin in 2012 Current Rendering
  9. 9. Reed Street Yards Site
  10. 10. Water Research Park Site Plan Water Council Building
  11. 11. Water Research Park Site Plan Water Council Building
  12. 12. Hank Aaron State Trail
  13. 13. DIZ Standards include “Main Connector” to Canal
  14. 14. DIZ Standards for “Secondary Connectors” to Canal
  15. 15. DIZ Standards include Building Placement Standards Include: • Entrance Location • Façade modulation and articulation • Minimal height requirements •Require “filling” out the sites along the canal edge and street edge to minimum standards
  16. 16. DIZ Site Design Standards Standards Include: • Pedestrian Connections • Path standards • Bioswales as integral design • Development of “service courts” • Appropriate screening from canal
  17. 17. Overall Conceptual Images of Site Utilizing Standards
  18. 18. Overall Conceptual Images of Site Utilizing Standards