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Unveiling a Minimum Grid for the Core Community, September 14-15

Minimum Grid draft plan, sample page

You met, surveyed, commented and imagined. Your experiences and insights helped inform designs to better connect people and places–more attractively and easily–within Columbus’ Core Community of MidTown and Uptown. Now come see what you have helped create when the team from Gehl Studio New York returns to Columbus, September 14-16. They will unveil draft plans for the Minimum Grid, MidTown, Inc.’s Knight Cities Challenge award-winning project, and you will have an opportunity to comment on the proposals.

Monday, 9/14

5:30-7:00Preview in the Park. Drop by the Lakebottom Park Bandshell for an informal Minimum Grid preview and q & a with the Gehl team and local project leaders.

Tuesday, 9/15

9:00-noon, a Public Space/Public Life Quality Criteria Workshop for City officials, planners, engineers, designers and key implementers. By reservation. For details and reservations, email the Community Foundation of the Chattahoochee Valley at info@cfcv.com.

5:30-6:30 pm, A Minimum Grid for the Core Community, presentation of findings and the draft plan by the Gehl team. City Council Chambers at the Citizens Service Center. Open to the public.

6:45-8:00 pm, Workshop for participants to comment on the draft proposal and to prioritize pilot projects. CSC Community Room. Open to the public. We encourage attendance at the 5:30 presentation prior to the workshop.

We look forward to your first-time, or continued participation in defining better connections between people and places in MidTown and Uptown.

For details about the Minimum Grid project, click HERE, or contact Anne King at MidTown, Inc., 706-494-1663 or anneking@midtowncolumbusga.org.







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