Greenville planners skeptical of West End Community Center site plan

A Charlotte-primarily based developer is proposing a combined-use project on the web page of the West Stop Local community Centre in downtown Greenville, but town planning workers are not totally marketed nevertheless. 

Additional slice-by way of pedestrian accessibility, taller interior structures and divided exterior structures have been between tips from Planning Director Jay Graham at an casual critique Thursday at the city’s Design Evaluation Board. 

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The proposed development would include 250 flats, a parking garage and about 15,000 square feet of retail space on the 3.1-acre web site close to Fluor Area.

A rendering provided by SunCap Property Group depicting plans for a mixed-use development at 1015 S. Main Street.

The properties, pitched as 5-tale buildings, would conform to C-4 zoning, which lets for different kinds of structures like workplaces, retail, and residential and sites no limits on peak. 

SunCap is proposing to share the 560-house parking garage with the city for general public use, Lee said. 

Designers drew on historic precedence in downtown Greenville’s structures when also incorporating a modern sense structurally and modern signage, explained designer Victoria Pike. The job would also most likely have place for public murals, she said. 

An overhead rendering of the proposed development at 1015 S. Main Street. The project would contain four elements of living, commercial, parking and amenity space.

Apart from the local community heart, most of the residence is a parking large amount. Land ownership is split between historic Allen Temple AME Church, which owns the group heart and 2.66 acres of the web-site, and Centennial American Qualities, which owns about half an acre of the parking ton.

Allen Temple’s pastor, Rev. James Speed, did not return cell phone calls for comment Wednesday or Thursday. 

SunCap is pitching its job just as the town has begun analyzing growth in the West Conclusion. On March 23, city planners kicked off a planning process — the West Finish Compact Space Plan — that will “establish a vision for long run enhancement and expansion inside of the area and establish supportive architecture and web page style and design factors,” according to the city’s web-site. 

This rendering shows the various types of buildings constructed in the West End area, including the current zoning for the 1015 S. Main Street project.

The setting up department is keeping a number of public conferences this spring to get enter from West Close business enterprise entrepreneurs and residents, with more meetings scheduled for the summertime as City Council and the scheduling fee evaluate the draft approach.

As the city surveys what the West Close could glance like in the upcoming, developments like the one particular at 1015 South Main Road could effects the compact place strategy and vice versa, councilmember Dorothy Dowe mentioned.