Sunday, May 10, 2009

Vision for Franklin Avenue Almost Final Draft!

[Updated--see bottom of post]
The Vision for Franklin Avenue is posted for review!! There is a short summary document with lots of nice images, plus a few additional files that go into more detail. I hope that you all get a chance to take a look. Here's the link:


1.1 Process
  • people
  • phases (summary)
1.2 Outcomes
  • core values
  • conceptual themes (summary)
  • bystrom vision (summary)
  • development principles (summary)
There are three upcoming opportunities to discuss the plan:
  • SNG Community Development Committee meeting next Tuesday (May 12th at 7pm, Matthews Park Center): the Franklin Vision will be one of four items on the agenda
  • Redesign Development Committee meeting: Tuesday, May 27th at 8:30am at our office (2619 E Franklin)
  • A larger community gathering to discuss the plan: (time and date TBD)
Also, if you have comments, you can send them to Emily Wergin at

The Seward Neighborhood Group Devleopment Committee approved the document at its May 12 meeting with only one change. The suggested maximum height of new development from 21st Avenue to 29th Avenue was reduced to three stories.

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