The City of Oakland is preparing both a Specific Plan for the Downtown Oakland area and an Environmental Impact Report. The objective of the Specific Plan is to provide sound policy guidance on Downtown development linking land use, transportation, economic development, public spaces, cultural arts, and social equity. The Specific Plan is the city’s effort to comprehensively assess our downtown to ensure continued growth and revitalization.
Hands-on Design Workshop For Plan Downtown
Tuesday, October 20 to Tuesday, October 27
The project team will host a week-long pop-up open house and design charrette at 1544 Broadway, the future home of SPUR Oakland, from Tuesday, October 20 to Tuesday, October 27. Drop by anytime between 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. (to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday). Public workshops will be held on Monday and Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. Bookending the open house and design charrette are a hands-on design workshop on Monday, October 19, and a work-in-progress presentation on Wednesday, October 28. To view a flyer for the events, please visit http://www2.oaklandnet.com/w/oak055099. SPUR’s timely report “A Downtown for Everyone: Shaping the Future of Downtown” documents the opportunities and challenges facing Downtown today. To view the report, please visit http://bit.ly/1g9Vfj2.
Community Kick-off Event for “Plan Downtown”
Thursday, September 3, 2015
Attend this kick-off event to learn about details of this planning effort -- including the dates of future community events and opportunities for the public to engage throughout the planning effort. To learn more about the Plan Downtown project, a planning effort to comprehensively assess our downtown to ensure continued growth and revitalization, and to view a flyer for the Community Kick-off Event, visit http://www2.oaklandnet.com/Government/o/PBN/OurServices/Plans/OAK051133