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Community Advisory Committee

Meeting #1
Thursday, April 28th
6:00 PM 7:30 PM
Slide 1

MEETING AGENDA
1. Introductions
2. Project Overview
3. Process & Community Engagement

4. Visioning
5. Parking Lot Issues/Public Comments

6. Next Steps
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COMMUNITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE NORMS

Why Norms?
Suggestions
Meetings begin and end on time
Parking lot flip chart
anything else?

Slide 3

INTRODUCTIONS
Slide 4

PROJECT TEAM

Community Engagement
Community and Park Design
Landscape Architecture

Advising
Consultant

Historic
Preservation

Slide 5

PROJECT TEAM
Familiar Faces

Slide 6

PROJECT TEAM: THE COMMUNITY

Slide 7

PROJECT OVERVIEW
Slide 8

PROJECT OVERVIEW
PURPOSE

Provide long-range planning and implementation


document to guide future development of Southpoint
Park and Smallpox Hospital over the next ten years.

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PROJECT OVERVIEW

PURPOSE

Establish a vision for Southpoint Open Space


Evaluate existing conditions & assess opportunities to make
improvements
Develop illustrative concept plan accompanied by supplemental
material that details recommendations for Southpoint Open Space
Develop implementation plan that includes:
Project prioritization/ phasing plan
Level-of-magnitude cost estimates

Funding opportunities
Identified champions
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PROJECT OVERVIEW

PURPOSE

Establish a vision for Southpoint Open Space.


Evaluate existing conditions & assess opportunities to make
improvements
Vision will be determined by the community.
Vision will
guideconcept
this project
and the resulting
Plan.
Develop
illustrative
plan accompanied
by supplemental
material
Community
will guide
the future for
development
of Space
that details
recommendations
Southpoint Open
Southpoint
Open Space.
Develop
implementation
plan that includes:
Project prioritization/ phasing plan
Level-of-magnitude cost estimates

Funding opportunities
Identified champions
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PROJECT OVERVIEW

Southpoint Open Space Background

Southpoint Park
2004: under Trust for Public Land,
concept plan developed
2011: park opened to public

Smallpox Hospital
2008/09: $5 M stabilization
Ongoing: additional stabilization
studies
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PROJECT OVERVIEW: Why now?

UNIQUE ENVIRONMENT AND CONTEXT

Slide 13

PROJECT OVERVIEW: Why now?

DYNAMIC, SHIFTING ENVIRONMENT

Slide 14

PROJECT OVERVIEW: Context

RECENT & FUTURE DEVELOPMENT

Four Freedoms
Memorial Park

Future site of
Southpoint Cornell Tech
Park

Smallpox Hospital
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PROJECT OVERVIEW: Opportunity

STUDY AREAS STRONG POTENTIAL

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PROJECT OVERVIEW: End result?

COMMUNITY-DRIVEN PROCESS

Slide 17

PROCESS &
COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
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HOW DO WE GET THERE? The Process


Phase 1

We are
here!

Previous Plans
Stabilization Studies
Data Collection
Environmental Analysis
Site Layout Analysis
Development Plans

Phase 2

Website & Mailing List


Surveys
Pop-Up Meetings
Visioning
Identification of Goals

Phase 3
Concept Development
Public Charrette
Refinement
Renderings
Public Workshop

Phase 4
Priorities
Order of Magnitude Costs
Action Plan

Timeline
Public Meeting

Existing Conditions
Vision & Goals
1 5 months
3 6 months

Concept Plan
Developemnt
5 10 months

Implementation Plan
8 11 months
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PROJECT SCHEDULE

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COMMUITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Roles and Responsibilities

Attend a total of four Committee meetings


Act as a liaison to the community about this project

Provide insight and expertise on local conditions and issues


Brainstorm ideas and concepts with the project team

Review and comment on draft plans


Support the consensus of this group within the community
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COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
Website
Mailing list

Submit a comment

Online survey
Business cards

Outreach events
Planning & design
charrette
Public workshop

Public meeting
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HOW DO WE GET THERE


Phase 1

Previous Plans
Stabilization Studies
Data Collection
Environmental Analysis
Site Layout Analysis
Development Plans

Phase 2
Website & Mailing List
Surveys
Outreach Events
Visioning
Identification of Goals

Phase 3
Concept Development
Public Charrette
Refinement
Renderings
Public Workshop

Phase 4
Priorities
Order of Magnitude Costs
Action Plan

Timeline
Public Meeting

Existing Conditions
Vision & Goals
1 5 months
3 6 months

Concept Plan
Developemnt
6 10 months

Implementation Plan
9 11 months
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COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Website and Survey

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COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Website and Survey

Slide 25

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Website and Survey

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COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Outreach Events: What & When

01 | Farmers
Market
Sat, May 14th

02 | Bike NY
03 | Roosevelt
Helmet Giveaway Island Day
Sat, May 21st
Sat, June 11th

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COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Outreach Events: Purpose

Visioning
Description of dot exercise

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VISIONING
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VISIONING ACTIVITY

WHAT DO YOU VALUE MOST ABOUT


SOUTHPOINT OPEN SPACE TODAY?
Indicate the top three words or key phrases from the list
weve created or provide your own.

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TPL CONCEPT PLAN: 2004 PARK VISION


Create a dynamic park that resonates with the spectacular island site,
its ruin and landforms, as well as the egalitarian and multi-cultural
promise of Roosevelt Island.

Enhance the shoreline, the wild, and natural landscape, and the
ecology of the site for the commercial enrichment of the Island
community. Use the architecture and landforms of the site to create
performance venues and environmental art that will attract large
numbers of visitors from the rest of the world.
~Park Vision as stated inTrust for Public Lands Southpoint Park Conceptual Plans
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VISION STATEMENT
WHATS MOST ESSENTIAL?
Use your worksheet to write the top
three words or key phrases used in
the 2004 vision statement that you
consider to be the most essential for
this projects vision statement.

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VISION STATEMENT
WHATS MISSING
Use your worksheet to write up to
three words or key phrases that are
missing from the 2004 vision
statement and that should be
included in this projects vision
statement.
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VISIONING ACTIVITY: WORDLE RESULTS


WHAT DO YOU VALUE MOST ABOUT SOUTHPOINT OPEN SPACE TODAY?

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PARKING LOT ISSUES/PUBLIC COMMENTS

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NEXT STEPS
Pop-Up outreach meetings
Online survey
Existing conditions analysis
Planning & Design Charrette:
late July
Next Community Advisory
Committee Meeting: early July
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Community Advisory Committee


Meeting #1
Thursday, April 28th
6:00 PM 7:30 PM
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