Auburn, Ala. – Serving as the connection between the City and the University, Downtown Auburn represents the City of Auburn’s historic, service, and retail core. This past August, over 140 people joined the City of Auburn to offer their input and vision for the Downtown Auburn Master Plan. The first public meeting included the use of visual and written surveys, review of downtown maps, and presentation of various design options for participants to comment on. Citizens offered their main objectives for the plan, including Toomer’s Corner redesign, circulation and transportation systems, and pedestrian and bicycle connectivity. The input provided in this first public meeting is providing guidance for the Downtown Master Plan as the process moves forward.
Having taken these preliminary priorities into account, the consultant team will now present more detailed design options for the areas identified as presenting challenges within downtown. Specifically, the consultants will seek input on options for downtown parking solutions, proposed streetscape and open space improvements, and ways to encourage development that caters to all sectors of Auburn’s population. Join the City for this second public meeting on Thursday, November 7 at 6:00 pm in the Harris Senior Center.
Downtown Master Plan Public Meeting
Thursday, November 7 at 6:00 pm
Harris Senior Center
425 Perry Street
The first public meeting revealed that over 86% of participants visit Downtown Auburn at least weekly; Downtown is important to everyone. The Downtown Master Plan that will result from this process will work to enhance Downtown’s vitality while expanding its services and unique atmosphere beyond its current boundaries.
Join your neighbors in sharing your unique vision for Downtown Auburn. For more information, contact Justin Steinmann with the City of Auburn Planning Department at 501-3045 or firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also visit the Downtown Master Plan webpage at: www.auburnalabama.org/downtown.