New Urbanism For Sarsota

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New Urbanism For Sarsota

  1. 1. July 22, 2008 Forum of the Downtown Partnership WHAT DOES NEW URBANISM MEAN FOR DOWNTOWN SARASOTA?
  2. 2. New Urbanism <ul><li>Summary : American planning movement re-formulated during 1980s toward creating and promoting walk-able, neighborhood based development as an alternative to suburban sprawl. </li></ul><ul><li>Implementation : Zoning and land development codes toward future development. Based around the urban centers of the past. </li></ul><ul><li>Principles of New Urbanism: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Walkability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Connectivity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mixed-Use & Diversity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mixed Housing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Traditional Neighborhood Structure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quality Architecture & Urban Design </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Smart and Balanced Transportation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sustainability </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. “ Walkability” <ul><li>10-minute walk of most needs </li></ul><ul><li>Pedestrian Orientated Design </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Slow speed streets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Buildings orientated toward public space </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increased Density of buildings </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Connectivity <ul><li>Interconnected streets grid to disperse traffic </li></ul><ul><li>Hierarchy of boulevards, streets and alleys </li></ul>
  5. 5. Mixed-Use and Diversity <ul><li>Mixture of residential, retail and office within the neighborhood </li></ul><ul><li>Diversity of people promotes safer neighborhoods </li></ul><ul><li>Mixture of single-family and multi-family dwelling units </li></ul>
  6. 6. Mixed Housing <ul><li>Provide a range of types, sizes, and prices within close proximity </li></ul>
  7. 7. Quality Architecture & Urban Design <ul><li>Emphasis on quality workmanship, aesthetics, and creating a sense of destination </li></ul><ul><li>Human scaled architecture </li></ul>
  8. 8. Traditional Neighborhood Structure <ul><li>Clearly defined center and edge of urban area </li></ul><ul><li>Public space and activity located at the center of town </li></ul>

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