Davis/Bishop Land Use Study

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A discussion on urban design and land use

Presentation: January 26, 2009

Click here to see the presentation delivered in Methodist Hospital’s Hitt Auditorium, on January 26, 2009.  This is a large file and it may take a couple of minutes to upload.

PRESENTATION – .ppt file

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Filed under: Proposals

2 Responses

  1. Stephen Pickard says:

    I have been a resident of Winnetka Heights for about 20 years. Our house is just south of 7th street on Willomet Ave; Davis Street is visible from our front porch. Like many, I am interested in retaining the unique intrinsic qualities of our neighborhood that make it special. However, I imagine a Davis Street that is different and better than it is today. Given our proximity to the Trinity River and downtown Dallas, change in our neighborhood will be inevitable. This zoning study creates an opportunity for us to participate and shape that change. I believe that increasing the density is probably necessary to make the plan work. I share the concerns of how the parking will be handled. The density/use allowed should ultimately be supported by a viable parking plan and traffic study that specifically address a parking/access solution, which will vary depending on circumstance. This could occur in a more detailed effort that would presumably be part of the next phase of planning. Regardless of the allowable uses, densities and the associated building heights, each development proposal should be able to demonstrate a viable parking plan/traffic impact solution.

  2. Ty Underwood says:

    Please add me to your email list. tyunderwood@sbcglobal.net

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