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East Design Review Case Report

RTA E. 34TH STREET STATION RE-DESIGN

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Project Information

East Case #  EAST 2016-015

Address: 2820 East 34th St.
Company: Parsons Brinckerhoff
Architect: Parsons Brinckerhoff
Description:

Redesign of existing Rapid Transit station at E. 34th Street.

Notes:  

Committee Actions/Submissions

Date: June 27, 2016
Committee: Staff
Action Type: Initial Plan Submission
Conditions/Notes:  
 
Date: June 28, 2016
Committee: Local Design Review Committee
Action Type: Schematic Design Approval
Conditions:  

Motion to approve for schematic design taking into account comments provided by the Design Review Committee:

1). Generally, the Design Review Committee liked the direction of the proposed Rapid Station improvements, although they believed the presentation could be modified for a more intuitive flow.

2). Burten Bell Carr Development Corporation, and several Design Review Committee members expressed concern over there being only one entry point into the site. The design team was asked to study this further.

3). Committee expressed concern over covering walkways, as walks could prove impassable during inclement weather.

4). Study the design of the canopy elements proposed. The pause points where the canopies exist should have canopies that extend over the sidewalk.

5). Applicant asked to provide a more detailed landscaping plan / maintenance plan.

6). Applicant asked to provide more details on their lighting plan.

7). Applicant to study integrating signage into the design of the station.

At the next meeting, applicant will need to provide more detailed design, material finish and color samples for final design approval.

 
Date: July 15, 2016
Committee: City Planning Commission
Action Type: Approved with Conditions
Conditions:  

Schematic Design Approval with Condition: Study relocating the station to East 22nd Street.

Date: July 29, 2016
Committee: Staff
Action Type: Initial Plan Submission
Conditions/Notes:  
 
Date: August 9, 2016
Committee: Local Design Review Committee
Action Type: Approved
Conditions:  

Motion to approve as presented, provided that the applicant provide further detail on the following: 1). canopy details 2). site accessories 3). landscape plan

 
Date: September 16, 2016
Committee: City Planning Commission
Action Type: Approved
Conditions: