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Which concept for a new Downtown Dublin Town Square/Public Space do you like?

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Which concept of a Downtown Dublin Town Square (A, B or C) do you like best and why?

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What would you like the Downtown Town Square to look like?

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What are some examples of Downtown parks or public spaces (in other communities) that you enjoy visiting and why?

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Please select the five activities/features that are MOST important to you in a Town Square/Public Space downtown: (pick 5)

Response Percent Response Count
Having a place to meet friends, colleagues, etc. 66.3% 118
Family friendly programs 39.3% 70
Recreational uses (throwing a Frisbee, etc.) 27.0% 48
A place to relax/read/people watch 61.2% 109
Programming such as concerts, films or events 55.1% 98
Free wireless internet 33.7% 60
Landscaped/green space 57.3% 102
Shade features 52.8% 94
Art installations 19.1% 34
Food vendors (food trucks, etc.) 42.7% 76
May 28, 2019, 5:02 PM
  • Which concept of a Downtown Dublin Town Square (A, B or C) do you like best and why?
    I like Concept A because I think you can get the best of both worlds from Option B and C. You would be able to see the space from Dublin Blvd, a highly visible place and it sounds like will be the quickest to get finished. That area is starting to look quite depressing (including the massive empty building that OSH left behind across the street). Anything that can fill it sooner would be appreciated.
  • What would you like the Downtown Town Square to look like?

    I'd like for there to be a mixed us space if at all possible, i.e. play area for children, sitting area for parents/adults, shade (since it gets hot in Dublin), Wifi (of course) and greenery, because greenery to break up long stretches of concrete is always welcome.

  • What are some examples of Downtown parks or public spaces (in other communities) that you enjoy visiting and why?
    Something like the Veranda in Concord shopping area (please see photo here: https://www.google.com/search?q=concord+veranda&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjZwZDCtr_iAhUhMXwKHVTLDVUQ_AUIDigB&biw=1221&bih=711#imgrc=HVrMV0R2py8zVM:) Good Mix use space in a small amount of space. Santana Row is also nice for effective use of little space, major impact. (thinking of the center area of Santana row)
  • Please select the five activities/features that are MOST important to you in a Town Square/Public Space downtown: (pick 5)
    • Recreational uses (throwing a Frisbee, etc.)
    • A place to relax/read/people watch
    • Free wireless internet
    • Landscaped/green space
    • Shade features
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Here are the three design concepts that show where a Downtown Town Square/Public Space could be located and how development could occur around it in the years to come:

Downtown Dublin Park Concepts A, B and C

Concept A: Dublin Square

This concept would place the Town Square inside of the Dublin Place shopping center property. You would also be able to see the Town Square from Dublin Blvd. This concept has the most potential for development to occur in the near future, and the City Council preferred this concept over the others.

Concept B: Central Park

This concept would place the Town Square inside of the Dublin Place shopping center property in front of the Hobby Lobby store. This Town Square would be more linear and be located in the middle of the property. This concept would impact the frontage to Hobby Lobby, parking and the drive aisle into the shopping center, and therefore would have a longer time frame before a Town Square could be built.

Concept C: Dublin Porch

This concept would place the Town Square adjacent to Dublin Blvd. running parallel with the street. The Town Square would be highly visible and linear, but may require changes to Dublin Blvd., and therefore would have a significantly longer time frame before a Town Square could be built.


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