No. 5: West End Redevelopment

Action Name:
West End Redevelopment (Plaza 800 and the old Frank Jones Brewery)

Brief Description of Action:
Create an affordable sense of place and a new neighborhood destination

What problem is this action trying to solve?
The city has only one walkable destination point: Market Sq.

What are the goals for this action? If this action is successful, what will be the outcome?
People will want to live, work, play and go there to see and be seen

For this action to be successful, who else needs to be involved?
Civic institutions (Planning Board, City Council)
Neighborhood groups

What are the first steps to take to move this action forward?
Change zoning
Promote transportation alternatives
Engage developers

People interested in working on this action idea
Eric Spear, Dexter Legg, Nancy Pearson, Tom Emerson, Rebecca Perkins

If you are interested in working on this, send email to

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