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Mid-North Capitol/Florida Avenue Small Area Plan
Study Area Location
The Mid-North Capitol and Florida Avenue Small Area Plan will create a revitalization strategy and framework for future development along the North Capitol Street and Florida Avenue. The study area boundaries include the neighborhoods of Bloomingdale, Bates-Hanover, Eckington, LeDroit Park, Sursum Corda and Truxton Circle.
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Providing Guidance for . . .
Land Use & Zoning Historic Resources Parks and Open Space Vehicular Flow
Commercial Revitalization Public Realm Pedestrian Safety Urban Design
Purpose: Through a stakeholder engagement process, the Office of Planning (OP) will create a strategy to activate portions of North Capitol Street, Rhode Island Avenue, and Florida Avenue while preserving the individual character of adjacent neighborhoods. OP will work with the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) as it conducts a Livability Study to improve pedestrian and bike safety, transit and vehicular flow in the planning area. The goals of the SAP are to:
Joyce Tsepas Neighborhood Planner email@example.com Or Deborah Crain-Kemp Neighborhood Planner deborahLcrain.firstname.lastname@example.org ∞ D.C. Office of Planning 1100 4th Street, SW Washington, DC 20024 Ph: 202-442-7600
Create revitalized, thriving and pedestrian safe corridors Renew commercial corridors and enrich physical connections Preserve neighborhood character and historic resources Redevelop vacant properties Prioritize public safety
Mid-North Capitol Street Florida Avenue Area Plan
Phase 3: March 2013 Vision/Goals and Options
Collective goals of the study area will be defined with community input
Urban design guidelines will be drafted for corridors and
residential focus-areas and vetted with the community
3D massing models, diagrams and illustrative drawings will
be drafted and vetted
Phase 4: September 2013 Recommendations and Implementation Strategy
Final urban design guidelines for corridors and residential focus-area will be completed
An implementation strategy for the broader study area will be compiled
Recommendations will be finalized based on community and District agency input
Phase 5: December 2013 The Final Report Phase 1: January 2013 Pre-Planning and Kick-Of
The public will have an opportunity to review the final document during a 30-day comment period The final report will be transmitted to City Council for a public hearing Final document is approved by Council
The planning team will be headed by the Office of Planning and include District agencies as well as a consultant team.
Development of a public engagement plan to ensure maximum community involvement
Phase 2: February 2013 Existing Conditions Analysis
Existing conditions will be assessed A real estate and market analysis will be conducted Historic resources and landmarks will be evaluated