Draft presentation 6/13!

Join us on Thursday, June 13, 2013 at Emmanuel Baptist Church to learn more about the recommendations being put forth in a draft of the new comprehensive and downtown redevelopment plans. Resulting from more than a year of information gathering, focus groups, data analysis, site visits, research on best practices and more.

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Welcome to Imagine Charleston!

The City of Charleston is launching a new imaginative and creative visioning and planning process that seeks to get unprecedented input from people in Charleston in developing new official plans for the City’s future. Imagine Charleston: “Your dream. Our future.” is designed to maximize citizen input about the future of Charleston in terms of buildings, potential projects, the nature of neighborhoods, transportation, attractions and more.

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Second Open House to be held Sept. 18

Help us develop a new comprehensive plan for the City of Charleston by attending the second of three open houses with the Imagine Charleston team. Join us on Tuesday, September 18th, 4:00-6:30 pm, at The Culture Center on the State Capitol Grounds. At that time, you’ll have an opportunity to react to the goals and [...]

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Open House set for citizens to share their vision, dreams for Charleston

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Citizens of Charleston will have a unique opportunity this Thursday afternoon and evening to express their hopes and dreams for the future of their city. People with ideas to share are encouraged to attend an Open House with the city’s consultants and planners who are leading the city’s visioning and comprehensive planning process: “Imagine Charleston: Your Dream. Our Future.”

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Imagine Charleston’s first open house to be held June 14th

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Consultants gather ideas for Charleston’s future

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Charleston used to be a walkable city, and could be made walkable again, developmental consultant Craig Gossman said Thursday.

Gossman, a principal architect with the firm msi|kkg and one of the lead consultants hired to create downtown redevelopment and comprehensive plans for Charleston, has been meeting with various “stakeholder” groups this week to gather information for those plans.

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City planning process under way

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – City officials kicked off the “Imagine Charleston: Your Dream. Our Future” planning process at a ceremony held at the Ramada Inn Charleston Thursday. Development of new downtown revitalization and comprehensive plans were discussed during the ceremony.

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A New Program Hopes To Revitalize And Improve Charleston, Especially Downtown

Imagine Charleston: Your dream. Our future. A program aimed to improve downtown Charleston is underway. The idea behind the program is to form a vision which will help make up the city’s comprehensive plan. In addition to new ideas, that plan will include improvements to the Ramada Inn formerly known as the Charleston House.

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Charleston launches redevelopment planning

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The capital city’s new comprehensive and downtown redevelopment plans will be written by city residents, not the consultants hired for the project, the consultants said Thursday. “Ultimately, it falls to Charleston to make sure this is their plan,” said Val Lazdins of LSL Planning Inc. “We’ll have a ground-up plan. I hope when we leave it’s not called the consultants’ plan. That would be our biggest disappointment.”

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