Friday, October 19, 2012

Seven50 Roadshow Kicks-off

The first of the Seven50 Workgroup Roadshows was held in Monroe County last Thursday, October 11. It was well attended by over fifty participants including three County Commissioners and the Directors of Growth Management and Planning. Commissioner Heather Carruthers of Monroe County began the workshop by saying, “The concept of sustainability holds that the demands of today must not supersede the needs of the future… Sustainable development of the region requires balance between the resource requirements of the environment, the economy, and society”. 

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Columbia Pike Neighborhoods Area Plan Wins NCAC-APA Award

The Columbia Pike Neighborhoods Area Plan has been awarded the Benjamin Banneker Award for Outstanding Social Commitment and Community Initiatives from the National Capital Area Chapter of the American Planning Association.

Monday, October 15, 2012

Montgomery Curb Market's Redesign Moves Forward

In March of this year, Dover-Kohl assisted the City in a workshop to plan the future of Madison Avenue near the Cramton Bowl. The renovated football stadium and new Sportsplex facility are likely to spur private investment on the corridor. DKP worked with residents, stakeholders, and City leaders to envision new mixed-use, commercial, hotel and residential opportunities in a walkable urban format in keeping with the adopted transect zones of the area.

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Plan El Paso wins Comprehensive Planning Award

Plan El Paso has been selected as the recipient of the 2012 Comprehensive Planning Award by the Texas chapter of the American Planning Association. The award recognizes individuals, organizations and communities for outstanding contributions to planning in Texas. The City of El Paso adopted Plan El Paso in March 2012 after two years of public engagement led by Dover, Kohl & Partners. The plan is already making a difference, and this award recognizes the strides the city is making in reshaping itself as a more prosperous, sustainable and livable city of the 21st Century.