DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA OFFICE OF PLANNINGNOTICE OF AVAILABILITY OF THE MID CITY EAST SMALL AREA DRAFT PLAN FOR PUBLIC COMMENTACTION
: Notice of Availability of the Mid City East Small Area Plan Draft for PublicComment.
: The Mid City East Small Area Plan (Draft Plan!" is a frame#or$ %lan& theresult of an intensive '&month lon) community&based %lannin) %rocess. The Draft Plan
provides a framework for conservation, development, sustainabilityand connectivity in Mid City Eas
t* #hich includes the nei)hborhoods of +ates,Tru-ton Circle* +loomin)dale* Ec$in)ton* anover* /eDroit Par$* and SursumCorda* as #ell as sections of Ed)e#ood and Stron)hold. 0urther* the 1223 DCCom%rehensive Plan Action MC&1.4.A: North Ca%itol 5evitali6ation Strate)y! s%ecifiesthe %re%aration of a small area %lan for the North Ca%itol,0lorida Avenue businessdistrict.
The vision for the
Mid City East Small Area Plan is to
improve quality of lifeand enhance neighborhood amenities and character while supporting acommunity of culturally, economically, and generationally diverseresidents
The Draft Plan incor%orates the )oals from the Com%rehensive Plan as #ellas the )oals develo%ed throu)h the community and sta$eholder %rocess. The Small Area Plan #as also informed by technical analyses includin) an E-istin)Conditions analysis* a istoric and Cultural 5esources re%ort* and a Mar$et Study. The %lan also incor%orates recommendations from the District De%artment of Trans%ortation7sMid City East /ivability Study* #hich #as conducted in collaboration #ith the 8ffice of Plannin) (8P" and #as com%leted in 8ctober 12'9.The 8ffice of Plannin) (DC8P" has %ublished for %ublic revie# and comment the DraftPlan for Mid City East. The DC8P is %rovidin) a 92&day %ublic comment %eriod on theMid City East Plan. Comments must be submitted to the office by the closin) date*Tuesday* Se%tember 1* 12'.The Draft Plan conveys a shared vision* records the )uidin) %rinci%les that #eredevelo%ed throu)h the community&based %lannin) %rocess* and includes $eyrecommendations for nei)hborhood character* commercial revitali6ation* redevelo%ment* %ublic realm* %ar$s,)reen s%ace and connectivity. ;t includes an im%lementation strate)yto serve as a roadma% for im%lementin) %lan recommendations includin) %ro<ectedtimeframe and res%onsible entity. The Draft Plan %rovides residents* land o#ners*develo%ers* city officials and District a)encies #ith a frame#or$ to )uide futuredevelo%ment in the study area. Pa)e ' of 9