What mix of land uses do you want to see in the downtown/waterfront area?
The downtown/waterfront area offers a wide range of opportunities to catalyze change in Vallejo. With easy access to ferry and bus connections to the wider region, its walkable street grid, historic buildings, and beautiful scenic vistas this area of the city has so much to offer. Consider these ideas generated by community members in March as you weigh in on the right balance of uses and development in the downtown/waterfront area. Learn more about the scenarios.
Scenario A River and Bay City
The area would see significant investment and redevelopment to create a vibrant heart of the city, with activities for residents and visitors day and night. Key features would include:
- Market rate condos and town homes for new residents
- A waterfront park and regional tourist attraction
- A marquee hotel with space for conventions
- A college campus on the south waterfront
- Restaurants and shops to serve residents and visitors
- Three to four story infill development on surface parking lots downtown
Scenario B New Town Center
The area would retain a more traditional feel. New moderate density housing would be built, with shops and services catering to the local residents and passive recreational opportunities along the waterfront from Tennessee to Curtola.
- A walkable downtown centered on Georgia and Virginia
- New infill, mixed-use housing development at moderate densities
- Historic bed & breakfast accommodations for out-of-town visitors
- A linear park and multiuse trail connecting the waterfront
Scenario C Urban Villages
The area would become a creative hub for artists, start-ups and high tech workers. New mixed-use housing would be built, with cafes and restaurants for residents and workers and recreational opportunities along the waterfront.
- Public wifi access
- A cultural-entertainment complex on the south waterfront
- Live/work units for creative entrepreneurs
- A linear park and multiuse trail from Tennessee to Curtola
The deadline for posting statements was 11:59 PM on October 13, 2015
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