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  • Charrette Day Three

    Morning Introduction

    Friday, November 13
    Pasadena City College 
     

    The team of GPUAC members and city commissioners further refined the alternatives incorporating the comments received from the community on Day 2.  The technical team of city staff completed some preliminary analysis of impacts and finalized graphic work.  The community attended a final open house and provided feedback on the final draft alternatives.

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  • Themes

    Themes 1& 2 (Merged after morning group discussion)

    East Pasadena and East Colorado:
    Reduce development capacity in the Central District and direct development to East Pasadena and along East Colorado Boulevard (east of Lake Avenue).

    Major Districts and Corridors:  Reduce development capacity in the Central District and direct development to multiple districts and corridors (e.g. East Pasadena, East Washington Boulevard, Lincoln Avenue, Northwest Pasadena) incorporating mixed-use and neighborhood serving commercial uses.

    Theme 3 (re-emerged as a theme after morning group discussion)

    Reduced Capacity:  Maintain the vision and intent of the existing General Plan (e.g. protect residential neighborhoods and create mixed-use urban environments) but reduce the amount of development capacity city-wide.

    Theme 4

    "Smart Growth" and Sustainability: Distribute development and intensity with a focus on transit nodes in order to maximize conformance to “smart growth” and sustainability (environmental, economic, social) principles.

    Theme 5

    Economic Vitality:  Maximize the economic vitality of Pasadena.

    Theme 6 (merged with the other themes after day 2)

    Housing Opportunities:  Increase housing opportunities to serve the housing needs of all of Pasadena’s residents.

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  • In the evening, the community attended an open house and provided feedback on the draft alternatives.

  • Icon Day 3 - Agenda - Evening
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    Photos provided by: Jason Mikaelian, Scott Reimers, Denise Seider, Susan Soto, Jim Oswald, and Stephanie DeWolfe unless otherwise noted.