March 24th, 2014

Developing Issues and Framework

Exercise # 5

PURPOSE:
Committee members determined important linkages, and accompanying modes of transportation, to and from the downtown area.

Additionally, the Committee focused on Placemaking: that is how we collectively shape our public realm to maximize shared value. Furthermore, it facilitates creative patterns of activities and cultural, economic, social, and ecological connections that define a place and support its ongoing evolution.

What makes a great place?

  • Sociability
  • Uses and Activities
  • Access and Linkages
  • Comfort and Images

Exercise # 6

Each committee member was assigned the task of finding 10 things to do in the downtown area

Exercise #6 Results 03.24.14

Exercise # 7

Each committee member was assigned the task of identifying issues within the downtow area, with specific regards to infrastructure and buildings.

Develop a list of business types, events/programming, and organizations that could be added downtown to serve the needs of residents and other businesses.

Exercise 07a Results 03.24.14

Exercise07b-d Results 03.24.14