The Urban Art Ordinance was initiated in 2006 with the adoption of the Downtown Specific Plan, and expanded city-wide in 2010. The Ordinance requires the installation of public art on-site for all new development over $500,000, or payment of an in-lieu fee. Since adoption, the Ordinance has raised more than $3 million for public arts programming.
This Strategic Master Plan guides the phased reconstruction of Glendale’s Downtown Central Park, including built work by Shimoda Design Group, AECOM, and Gruen Associates.
The Downtown Mobility Study gathers under a single umbrella the full range of best-practices to reduce auto congestion and promote multi-modal transportation. Each of these – parking benefit districts, in-lieu fees, and transit-priority streets, among others – is tailored to the physical vision articulated by the Downtown Specific Plan.
The Glendale Downtown Specific Plan is an award-winning design-based planning document that guides development in the 200-acre urban heart of Glendale, California.
The North Montclair Downtown Specific Plan, adopted in 2006, mitigates the City’s sprawl by establishing a framework and development strategy for a pedestrian-oriented retail and residential District surrounding the city’s regional transit center
This 300-acre Specific Plan, adopted in 2006, reestablishes the community’s connections along two Corridors, intensifies the two historic Neighborhoods that flank the downtown and transforms the original 1870s settlement into a Transit-Oriented District linked by commuter rail to Los Angeles.
Orcutt Ranch is an infill area within the suburban neighborhoods of south San Luis Obispo. This study for a traditional neighborhood design was created as alternative to conventional suburban models to demonstrate a strategy for developing the ranch while also maintaining featuring a large hill and small arroyo creek within a conversation area.
This General Plan and Development Code transforms the City of Azusa from a typical postwar suburb of production house tracts and commercial strips into a town of distinct, compact neighborhoods that surround a vibrant downtown.
The Pomona College Strategic Master Plan will guide growth and development of this historic 100-acre campus for the next 25 years.
The Azusa Civic Center Master Plan outlines a strategy for enhancing and expanding the institutional heart of this East San Gabriel Valley city
The West District Plan will guide the redevelopment of the western half of the University of California, Santa Barbara, creating a physical framework for transforming a 100-acre area currently dominated by parking fields into a traditional campus.
Azusa Station establishes the future Gold Line light rail station as a northern anchor to the City’s downtown.