Presentation on theme: "A family-oriented recreational destination blending the best of spa resort facilities and dynamic experiential venues. A multi-day retreat and single-day."— Presentation transcript:
A family-oriented recreational destination blending the best of spa resort facilities and dynamic experiential venues. A multi-day retreat and single-day adventure.
The Site The currently-owned 75 acres and the 125 acre parcel under option combine to create an ideal configuration of accessible land forms and adjacencies for the new attractions paradigm. Proximity to major Rail and Automobile thoroughfares adds significant value to the location.
Narrow Gauge Circulation A narrow gauge railroad connects all elements of the resort All coaches and stations are climate-controlled Visitors can tour the entire complex or disembark at any venue
Arrival Icon South Location (A) Between Pullman Court and day parking Clearly visible from from the Narrow Gauge Tour train and Main Line North Location (B) Adjacent to the new Highway 63 interchange and overpass Highly visible from surrounding roads and all project venues
Pullman Court 48 time-share suites, tiered for view of active tracks VIP woodie transportation between site and Depot All-weather access to shops and club-house Exclusive vehicle parking
National Passenger Rail Center Tour train Station # 1 80,000 square feet, four internal tracks Internal transfer table Amtrak memorabilia and artifacts Amtraks America in 17 minutes Interactive exhibitions
Depot Inn & Suites + Tour train Station #2 New wing expansion creates 50-60 additional rooms Serves overnight and short stay visitors Private and day-use parking All-weather access to theater and shopping
Shopping Village/Entertainment All weather shopping and dining Theater and amphitheater access Day-use parking Community appeal Directly accessible from Owenby Street
The Resort Hotel Tour train Station #3 Convention and Events Center Twin lobbies for rail and automobile arrival Serving multi-day resort visitors 300-400 room capacity Hub of the resort experience Valet and self-parking
Spa Tour train Station #4 45,000 interior square feet of structures Secluded from other resort facilities Hot mineral spas Saunas Massage & physical therapy Beauty treatments Yoga and exercise classes Prayer and meditation chapel Spa suites and cabins Recreation and fitness
Spa Gardens Five enclosed acres of walks, rest areas and vistas Tea house and aviary Rental cabins
The Old West Terrain modeled after American Southwest Wooden trestle bridge over stream Ghost town Train robbery Mesas and red rocks Tunnel through mountain
Energy Pavilion Tour train Station #5 30,000 square foot Interpretive Center Cutting edge, interactive exhibits Alternative energy prototypes Exterior wind and solar farm generating energy to operate project, with surplus for La Plata and sale to energy grid
Air/Water Activities Park Tour Train Station #6 150,000 square feet under cover Waterfall Slide over train Experience based on railroad technologies Wind Tunnel weightlessness Pneumatic animated sculpture Air-propulsion River Ride Extreme Water Adventures Interactive games, i.e., build a virtual locomotive, assemble and operate a virtual consist.
Missouri Pavilion of Art & Culture Tour train Station #7 30,000-50,000 interior square feet Two acres of sculpture gardens under cover Actively programmed Conduit to regional museums and heritage sites Hub of day trips to nearby historic sites Possibly State affiliated & operated
Summary Completely unique attraction Economically sustainable Regional, State and National audience Creates jobs and tax revenues Fuels interest in heritage sites within two-hour drive Balances development in Kansas City, St. Louis and Branson Emphasizes importance of Railroads as once and future transportation solution Optimizes natural and social values of Northeast Missouri In the vanguard of eco-tourism