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Midtown Placemaking

Midtown Placemaking (Monroe and Thomasville Roads) Community Enhancement  Project PDF Overview This project makes streetscape enhancements and placemaking improvements in Midtown, along Monroe Street and Thomasville Road. Enhancements will expand areas for safe pedestrian activity and improve area aesthetics along these two major thoroughfares. As was the case on Gaines Street, these streetscape improvements may promote reinvestment and increased pedestrian traffic for area retailers. This project also seeks to reconfigure the five-points intersection, which should improve automobile and pedestrian accessibility to the surrounding properties. N Creates a unique, pedestrian-friendly sense of place in the Midtown area. N Streetscaping improvements include: Wider sidewalks, Enhanced crosswalks, Benches, Lighting, Landscaping, and Signage. N Improvements at the five-points intersection of Meridian Road/ Thomasville Road /Seventh Avenue. N Estimated Cost: $22 million N  Streetscaping  on Monroe Street (Thomasville Road to Tharpe Street) and Thomasville Road (Monroe Street to Post Road). See Interactive Map Community Enhancement Projects Beautification and Improvements to the Fairgrounds Orange Avenue/Meridian Road Placemaking Monroe-Adams Corridor Placemaking De Soto Winter Encampment College Avenue Placemaking Midtown Placemaking Market District...

Market District Placemaking

Market District Community Enhancement  Project PDF Overview This project encompasses a holistic approach to transportation improvements, regional mobility, and connectivity in and around the Market District regional hub located at the intersections of Interstate 10, Thomasville Road, and Capital Circle Northeast.  The District is home to numerous local businesses and Maclay Gardens, with several neighborhoods within easy walking distance.  Many aspects of this project focus on connecting the residential and commercial components of the area. This project’s infrastructure and aesthetic improvements will make the Market District a regional destination that supports and strengthens local business. N Creates a holistic network of sidewalks & trails to connect residential areas to parks, schools, and commercial areas. N Estimated Cost: $9.4 million N Creates a central park space around the existing stormwater ponds by adding a running trail, benches, lighting, parking, and other amenities. N Creates safe pedestrian pathways and attractive landscaping along Timberlane Road, Maclay Boulevard, and Market Street, including roundabouts at key intersections. See Interactive Map Community Enhancement Projects Beautification and Improvements to the Fairgrounds Orange Avenue/Meridian Road Placemaking Monroe-Adams Corridor Placemaking De Soto Winter Encampment College Avenue Placemaking Midtown Placemaking Market District...