About THE PROJECT

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The Study Area

The purpose of this project is to create a compelling, community-based vision that guides the future redevelopment of the Arrowhead Gateway neighborhood. Once complete, the Arrowhead Gateway Small Area Plan and Corridor Study will provide the City and local community with an illustrated master plan and coordinated development strategy for revitalizing this important gateway between the Clay Arsenal Neighborhood and Downtown Hartford.

PROJECT Goals

Create
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Establish

a gateway between the Clay Arsenal Neighborhood and Downtown Hartford

thoughtful connections between neighborhoods​

promote

cohesive redevelopment and synergies across projects​

homeownership opportunities​

public spaces and create a unique sense of place

Activate

existing businesses and create new opportunities for small, local businesses​

Support

This project will build on the momentum of the North Crossing redevelopment projects, leverage existing public and private investments, celebrate the neighborhood’s historic urban fabric, and identify transformative public realm improvements and redevelopment opportunities consistent with the community’s vision. Public engagement will play an important and consistent role throughout the planning process to ensure the community’s needs drive the Study’s recommendations.

 

Specifically, the Study will include:

Inventory &

Analysis

An inventory of existing conditions & market analysis to identify needs, impacts and opportunities

Entrepreneurial Strategy

The development of small business entrepreneurial strategy

Community Engagement

Extensive community engagement to develop a unified future vision for the Arrowhead Gateway

Marketing Materials

Marketing materials to proactively encourage redevelopment of key sites identified in the study

Urban

Design

Identification of streetscape and public realm improvements to improve connectivity and create a unique sense of place

Master

Plan

Including proposed land and end uses, infill, adaptive reuse of existing structures, and public space enhancements.

PROJECT Timeline

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