|The cluster of nine cottages and courtyard at center|
It's a little disappointing, especially in light of the Edgewater/Second Street Action Plan from 2010 and the subsequent Edgewater/Second Street Mixed Use Corridor Zone adopted in 2018. I'm sure it conforms to the details of code, but it does not seem to express the spirit of the code very well. It is more monoculture than mixed-use.
|Phase 1A, a new parking lot, is the site of the cottage cluster|
The conceptual framework for the Action Plan has not been very effective at all, in fact.
|Little of the conceptual framework seems likely to be realized|
The Sunday paper had a nice feature on a neighborhood bar, Noble's Tavern at 17th & Center. It was in an older "main street" and walkable corner commercial cluster with a grocery store. Now the corner and streets are more autoist.
|Street widening casualties|