Recommendations being prepared for Near North Development Corp., a community-based revitalization group, vary depending on the stretch of
The stretch is a disheveled hodge-podge of architectural styles and parking lots. Some of it is blighted—the opposite of the stately historic district farther north.
Generally, though, the plan urges rebuilding the street with extensive landscaping.
On-street parking would be eliminated from the mid and southern sections, and moved behind buildings in keeping with more of an urban model, Thies said. Where parking would be allowed, the corridor would feature several spaces interrupted by landscaped bump-outs. The bump-outs would be similar to those incorporated into
Thies said it’s time to upgrade the section of
“We’re trying to get
A fourth draft of the document will be presented to the public at 8:30 p.m. March 27 at the WFYI Teleplex,
The plan then will be handed to Near North Development and the city to implement.