A Citizens’ Academy was held on Neighborhood Revitalization at the Knight Center on the campus of Alabama A&M University on October 14, 2014. It was hosted by A&M and the Alabama Cooperative Extension System.
Thank you to all who attended the meeting!
Reinvestment: Process+Resources, presented by Lakey Boyd of Re:Posit Strategies and Tony Pickett of MetroCenter Associates.
“Neighborhood Economic Reinvestment Tools and Potential Funding Sources“, provided by MetroCenter Associates.
Dot Exercises (Click images to enlarge)
Question: What neighborhoods/corridors are in most need of redevelopment?
Focus areas: Meridian St.; Jordan Lane; Lakewood neighborhood
Subarea: East Central
Focus areas: Oakwood Avenue; Public housing projects
Subarea: West Central (note: dots are in green)
Focus areas: Governors Dr. corridor; Triana Blvd.
Focus areas: Haysland Square
Attendance Map (click to enlarge)
A plurality of attendees came from the 35810 ZIP code (North Huntsville). Other ZIPs with a significant presence included 35811 (NE Huntsville), 35801 (Central Huntsville), and 35805 (SW Huntsville). At least one person attended from every major Huntsville ZIP code except for 35741 (Brownsboro).