East Stuart Charrette

DATE:  January 2002-2004

ROLE & PROGRAM:
The East Stuart is a historically African American neighborhood and one of the oldest neighborhoods of the City. The Charrette looked at 112 acres that included a wide array of community uses including eighteen acres of park, a school, and thirteen churches. The goal of the Charrette was to provide a framework to facilitate development, preserve the community’s heritage, enhance livability and sense of unity, and encourage design quality.

The Citizens’ master plan calls for the following:

    1. Build entry features
    2. Build mixed-use buildings along MLK Jr Blvd
    3. Redevelop the Taylor property into a Bahamian Village
    4. Improve connectivity
    5. Develop East Avenue as main street
    6. Landscaping, street furniture, traffic calming
    7. Save the McHardy building
    8. Renovate existing commercial buildings
    9. Expand the recreation center
    10. Redevelop the Gary Plaza

DOCUMENTS:


TEAM:

  • Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council
    • Michael Busha, Executive Director
    • Marcela Camblor, Urban Designer
    • Shirley Monroe, Graphics Technician
  • Urban Designers & Architects
    • Steven Fett
    • Dana Little
    • Anthea Gianniotes
    • Barry Mahaffey
    • Rich McLaughlin
    • Natasha Quintanilla
    • Pedro Quintanilla
    • Elena Romero
    • Sita Singh
    • Derrick Windell Smith
    • A+S Architects