Those involved will strive to identify and balance recognized community assets and values with achievable, progressive planning.
What is Recognized
- This is an active, engaged community.
- A culturally and demographically diverse neighborhood is an asset.
- Local businesses are important to the community fabric.
- Multi-pronged, transparent approaches to complex issues are expected.
- Designs reflecting existing neighborhood vernacular are aspired to.
- Minimal environmental impact is important to stakeholders.
- Access to public gathering places, preferably with green space is important.
- Access to alternative transportation modals is desired. Ability to live without a personal vehicle is an amenity.
What is Planned
The Elmwood Crossing plans include:
- A day care center
- Residential components of approximately:
- 27 upper floor condominiums
- 240 apartments throughout the campus including market-rate, historic, and affordable
- Other small retail on West Utica Street and Elmwood Avenue
- Commercial office
- A pocket park
- Pedestrian pathways
- Public art and conversation corners