Planning Committee: Con-Way
Updates about Con-Way development.

May 21, 2015 Unofficial Notes (Not Minutes)

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Main topic:  Conway Square

2015-05-21 NWDA Planning Cte (1)

April 23, 2015 Official Minutes Votes in Bold

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2015-04-23 NWDA Planning Cte WC

 

Main topics:

  1. NW 16th & Marshall
  2. Conway Square

TONIGHT – Meeting to discuss Slabtown Square

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SLABTOWN SQUARE PLANNING MEETING – WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29, 2015

You are invited to attend a meeting to discuss plans for the Slabtown Neighborhood Square to be built as part of a private development on NW 21st between NW Pettygrove and NW Quimby. We will continue our discussion of Square proposals and seek feedback from the community at large. Your input and participation would be much appreciated. Please let any of your friends and neighbors who might be interested know about this meeting.

Wednesday April 29th
5:30-6:45 p.m.
Legacy Good Samaritan Auditorium
Building 2
1040 NW 22nd

 

Please find the materials for the meeting at this link:

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/8cdc6hlld5f2ucb/AAA3ayZZgGoxYpfmok9pi1m0a?dl=0

Conway Subcommittee Notes – Unofficial

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Conway Square Committee – #1

Blocks 294-5 (Drawings)

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2015 03 Blocks 294-5 03 – App B – Design Drawings

Block 290 – Square (Drawings)

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Block 290

Survey About Square in Con-way Masterplan RESULTS

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Download the results of our on-line survey about the proposed Con-way area public square design. The survey also included a question on the importance of specific items to be included in a possible construction Good Neighbor Agreement with Con-way (see page 6 of the pdf).

Slabtown_Survey_10202012.PDF

Survey About Square in Con-way Masterplan

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Please take a moment to complete a short online survey about the square that will be built in the Con-way Masterplan area.

As a bit of background, in 2009 and 2010, NWDA led a community-driven planning process that resulted in an urban design concept for the Slabtown neighborhood in Northwest Portland. Based on the results of an online survey and five workshops, the neighborhood’s top priorities were defined as parks, squares, and open spaces; pedestrian- and bike-friendly streets; and creating a historically significant iconic focal point. In 2011 and 2012, to advance the goals and priorities of the neighborhood, NWDA participated in the development of a masterplan for a 17-acre parcel of land owned by Con-way.

The masterplan was approved in August 2012. Roughly 25% of the masterplan area is dedicated to a park, square, and pedestrian walkways. Portland Parks & Recreation will lead a pubic process to design and develop the public park. The square will be part of a private development site, which will be located on the western half of the block between NW 20th and NW 21st and NW Pettygrove and NW Quimby. As part of the masterplan agreement, the public will have an enhanced role in the design of the square once a developer is identified.

In anticipation of this design process, Don Genasci, an NWDA Board member and architecture professor at the University of Oregon, has arranged to have roughly twenty students design visions of the Slabtown square as a part of their course work. NWDA is excited to review a wide variety of creative student ideas and designs to help inform the future design of the square.

We would like to supplement the formal masterplan guidelines and design standards with your opinions and ideas about what would make a great neighborhood square.

Thank you in advance for your participation.

City of Portland Staff Report of Con-way Master Plan

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City of Portland staff report of latest version of Con-way Master Plan.

http://efiles.portlandoregon.gov/webdrawer/rec/5091469/view

Con-way Master Plan Section 5

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The latest version of Section 5 of the Con-way masterplan can be downloaded here:

Section 5-CURRENT-reduced.pdf (10MB)

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