Norman Center City Vision

About Norman Center City Vision

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PURPOSE OF THE PROJECT

The purpose of the City Center Vision (CCV) is to develop a vision and plan that will provide guidance and regulations for future development and redevelopment of the Central City. The project will reset the conversation from specific ad hoc projects to a broader vision and acknowledge, recognize and honor the work done previously by the community.

PROJECT FUNDING

The project is jointly funded by the University of Oklahoma and the City of Norman. Norman Mayor Cindy Rosenthal observes “the Center City Vision Project is a way for us to connect the dots between our hopes for the future of Norman, good planning, and market demand.  Vision can come from many places, but smart communities realize that engaging the public in the city-making process leads to better answers and a deeper public ownership of our future.”

PROJECT AREA

The Center City Vision project area includes Downtown’s West Main Street and Campus Corner as well as residential neighborhoods in between,many of which are experiencing rapid change. Project boundaries are roughly Gray Street on the North, Boyd Street one the south, the BNSF tracks on the east and Flood Street on the west. Project partners the City of Norman and the University of Oklahoma chose a project boundary that includes Campus Corner, Downtown and the neighborhoods in between because the area is already experiencing significant development pressure. Both partners believe that developing a publically-supported vision for this area will provide long-term benefits inside the project area and also in surrounding neighborhoods.

 

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