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Under Construction State of Downtown Report Stephen Cox, Swetha Kumar, Hali Plourde-Rogers, and Melissa Zilke
State of Downtown Report <ul><li>INTRODUCTION </li></ul><ul><li>CURRENT DEVELOPMENT </li></ul><ul><li>EMPLOYMENT </li></ul...
Under Construction 2011 Downtown Roanoke Development Plan: Williamson Road and 5 th  Street Stephen Cox, Swetha Kumar, Hal...
Table of Contents <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Scope </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>History of Downtown </li></u...
Map of Downtown
WILLIAMSON ROAD
Background <ul><li>Includes city and privately owned properties </li></ul><ul><li>One block from Historic City Market </li...
Surrounding Area <ul><li>Pink: restaurant </li></ul><ul><li>Red: retail </li></ul><ul><li>Orange: commercial </li></ul><ul...
Development Recommendations: Festival Marketplace <ul><li>Plaza </li></ul><ul><li>Movie theater </li></ul><ul><li>Restaura...
Development Recommendations: Mixed-use Center <ul><li>Atrium </li></ul><ul><li>Hotel </li></ul><ul><li>Youth and Family En...
5 TH  ST. AND LUCK AVE.
Background <ul><li>City owned </li></ul><ul><li>Within the H-2 Overlay: Old Southwest </li></ul><ul><li>Adjacent to YMCA, ...
Surrounding Area <ul><li>Pink: restaurant </li></ul><ul><li>Red: retail </li></ul><ul><li>Orange: commercial </li></ul><ul...
Development Recommendations: Retirement Community <ul><li>Tiered building </li></ul><ul><li>4 stories </li></ul><ul><li>Ga...
Development Recommendations: Community Service Center <ul><li>Adult or child day care </li></ul><ul><li>Complimentary to t...
Development Recommendations: Parking Garage with Retail <ul><li>Street level retail </li></ul><ul><li>Parking on upper lev...
Goals <ul><li>Promote green initiatives/space </li></ul><ul><li>Provide increased housing options for the elderly </li></u...
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Planning Studio Critique

  1. 1. Under Construction State of Downtown Report Stephen Cox, Swetha Kumar, Hali Plourde-Rogers, and Melissa Zilke
  2. 2. State of Downtown Report <ul><li>INTRODUCTION </li></ul><ul><li>CURRENT DEVELOPMENT </li></ul><ul><li>EMPLOYMENT </li></ul><ul><li>GREEN BUILDINGS & GREEN SPACE </li></ul><ul><li>POPULATION---Should we use Census 2000 Information? </li></ul><ul><li>HOTELS & TOURISM </li></ul><ul><li>ARTS, CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT </li></ul><ul><li>RETAIL & RESTAURANTS </li></ul><ul><li>TRANSPORTATION & PARKING </li></ul>
  3. 3. Under Construction 2011 Downtown Roanoke Development Plan: Williamson Road and 5 th Street Stephen Cox, Swetha Kumar, Hali Plourde-Rogers, and Melissa Zilke
  4. 4. Table of Contents <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Scope </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>History of Downtown </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Site Recommendations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Williamson Road and Church Avenue </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Background </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Surrounding Area </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Development Recommendations </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5th Street and Luck Avenue </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Background </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Surrounding Area </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Development Recommendations </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Conclusions </li></ul><ul><li>Appendix </li></ul><ul><ul><li>References </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Map of Downtown
  6. 6. WILLIAMSON ROAD
  7. 7. Background <ul><li>Includes city and privately owned properties </li></ul><ul><li>One block from Historic City Market </li></ul><ul><li>Within the H-1 Overlay </li></ul><ul><li>In close proximity to the Taubman Museum of Art </li></ul><ul><li>Adjacent to I-581 </li></ul>“ Its frontage on Williamson Road makes it appropriate for entertainment and commercial uses, hotel, or mixed-use with either office or residential and retail.” – Church Avenue Initiative, Outlook Roanoke
  8. 8. Surrounding Area <ul><li>Pink: restaurant </li></ul><ul><li>Red: retail </li></ul><ul><li>Orange: commercial </li></ul><ul><li>Blue: offices </li></ul><ul><li>Grey: surface parking </li></ul>
  9. 9. Development Recommendations: Festival Marketplace <ul><li>Plaza </li></ul><ul><li>Movie theater </li></ul><ul><li>Restaurants </li></ul>
  10. 10. Development Recommendations: Mixed-use Center <ul><li>Atrium </li></ul><ul><li>Hotel </li></ul><ul><li>Youth and Family Entertainment Center </li></ul><ul><li>Family Style Restaurants (chains) </li></ul>Image courtesy of: http://patrickschneider.photoshelter.com/gallery-image/Charlotte-stock-photography/G000085.De2BkkkA/I0000NUAH96ZaIk4
  11. 11. 5 TH ST. AND LUCK AVE.
  12. 12. Background <ul><li>City owned </li></ul><ul><li>Within the H-2 Overlay: Old Southwest </li></ul><ul><li>Adjacent to YMCA, Jefferson Center, Cotton Mill Lofts, and Fork in the City </li></ul><ul><li>2 blocks from the Campbell Avenue entrance to downtown </li></ul>
  13. 13. Surrounding Area <ul><li>Pink: restaurant </li></ul><ul><li>Red: retail </li></ul><ul><li>Orange: commercial </li></ul><ul><li>Purple: business </li></ul><ul><li>Grey: surface parking </li></ul><ul><li>Yellow: residential </li></ul>
  14. 14. Development Recommendations: Retirement Community <ul><li>Tiered building </li></ul><ul><li>4 stories </li></ul><ul><li>Garden terraces on the rooftop of each tier </li></ul>
  15. 15. Development Recommendations: Community Service Center <ul><li>Adult or child day care </li></ul><ul><li>Complimentary to the services already provided in the area </li></ul>Image courtesy of: http://agingparentsauthority.com/care/3-reasons-why-adult-day-care-is-gaining-popularity/
  16. 16. Development Recommendations: Parking Garage with Retail <ul><li>Street level retail </li></ul><ul><li>Parking on upper levels </li></ul><ul><li>Green roof </li></ul>Image courtesty of: http://www.flickr.com/photos/pfrench99/468816109/ “ The increased activity with the YMCA may create the need for parking structures” (Urban Design Associates, 2002).
  17. 17. Goals <ul><li>Promote green initiatives/space </li></ul><ul><li>Provide increased housing options for the elderly </li></ul><ul><li>Offer youth friendly attractions </li></ul><ul><li>Remain contextually appropriate for the Downtown Roanoke area </li></ul>

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