Broward Boulevard Gateway Implementation Plan

Project Description

The City of Fort Lauderdale (City), in conjunction with Broward County, Downtown Development Authority of Fort Lauderdale, South Florida Regional Planning Council (SFRPC), South Florida Regional Transportation Authority (SFRTA), the Broward Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), Florida Department of Transportation District 4 (FDOT), Broward County Transit (BCT), Fort Lauderdale Transportation Management Authority (TMA), and Fort Lauderdale Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) form the Core Partners Group that seeks to improve mobility, accessibility, connectivity, and quality of life along Broward Boulevard, with the goal of creating a gateway to downtown.

The Gateway Project study area extends from NE 8th Avenue to the east; NE 4th Street to the north; NW 27th Avenue to the west; and shall include all adjacent commercial properties south of Broward Boulevard from NW 27th Avenue to NE 8th Avenue. This includes the unincorporated parcel in Broward County immediately east of NW 27th Avenue. This study area is approximately 650 acres in size and nearly 2.7 miles in length. As necessary, the study area may be expanded to include importatnt destinations or development opportunities that lay adjacent to the defined area. The adjacent neighborhoods (including but not limited to Riverland, Riverside Park, Dorsey-Riverbend, and Sailboat Park) shall be fully informed and engaged throughout the development of the Gateway Project.

Study Area
Public Design Workshop - Saturday, August 4, 2012

Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Abdo New River Room
201 SW 5th Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Meetings and Presentations

June 20, 2012: Flagler Village Civic Association


June 27, 2012: Fort Lauderdale CRA Advisory Board


July 10, 2012: City of Fort Lauderdale Commission Conference


July 26, 2012: Beverly Hills Civic Association


August 4, 2012: Public Design Workshop


August 30, 2012: FAU, School of Architecture


September 4, 2012: Work in Progress Presentation


September 10, 2012: City View Townhomes Association


September 24, 2012: Dorsey-Riverbend Homeowners Association


October 2, 2012: Commission Conference, Work in Progress

  October 23, 2012: Downtown Civic Association
  October 25, 2012: Tarpon River Civic Association
  November 1, 2012: Durrs Neighborhood Association
  November 5, 2012: Commissioner Rogers District 4 Pre-Agenda Meeting
  November 5, 2012: Commissioner DuBose District 3 Pre-Agenda Meeting
  November 7, 2012: Riverside Park Civic Association
  November 8, 2012: Colee Hammock Civic Association
  November 26, 2012: River Garden Sweeting Estates Homeowners Association

December 3, 2012: Commissioner Roberts District 1 Pre-Agenda Meeting

June 19, 2013: Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance

Project Contacts

Renee Cross, AICP, LEED AP
Senior Transportation Planner
Transportation and Mobility Department
290 Northeast 3rd Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Phone (954) 828-4699
City of Fort Lauderdale
Contact Renee Cross


Dana P. Little
Urban Design Studio Director
Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council
421 SW Camden Avenue
Stuart, FL 34994
Phone (772) 221-4060
Contact Dana P. Little


Project Partners   Project Team

Project Schedule

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