Main Street District: Streetscape Enhancement

Main Street District Streetscape Implementation

Main Street District: Streetscape Enhancement

Client

Main Street Corridor Development Corporation (MainCor)

Size

2.5 miles

     

2013 Honor Award for Design Built, PGASLA

2012 KC Business Journal Capstone Award – Infrastructure

2012 Merit Award for Corridor History Program, Central States ASLA

2012 Best Streetscape + Public Improvement Project, Missouri Main Street Connection

2012 Merit Award, International Downtown Association

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Main Street District: Streetscape Enhancement

Kansas City, Missouri

 

Through a facilitated community-driven design process, the Main Street corridor received an aesthetic makeover - creating momentum for redevelopment and revitalization efforts in this burgeoning Midtown District.  

After leading the creation of a streetscape master plan for this corridor, Confluence led four distinct phases of streetscape design/implementation. The design focused on prioritizing pedestrian circulation, building stronger district brand identity and creating an energetic vibe that appeals to new businesses and residents alike. The design proposals and construction sequencing were coordinated with existing Bus Rapid Transit facilities to ensure rider service and experience were not compromised during construction.

The design repositions the Main Street Corridor as a destination district while integrating story-telling moments, pedestrian spaces reclaimed from vehicular use, stormwater best management practices and additional street and pedestrian lighting to improve safety and security.