Presentation on theme: "The 1820/57 Plymouth County Courthouse – Moving Forward with Redevelopment."— Presentation transcript:
The 1820/57 Plymouth County Courthouse – Moving Forward with Redevelopment
Court House History Purchased by the Town in 2009 with CPC fundsPurchased by the Town in 2009 with CPC funds Long term lease to PRALong term lease to PRA Short term repairs for immediate preservationShort term repairs for immediate preservation PRA worked to develop a Private/Public planPRA worked to develop a Private/Public plan ULI/TAP and other studiesULI/TAP and other studies Court House Drawing, circa 1845
Newly Established Goal/Vision Selectmen held Historic Joint Meeting with PRA, CPC, Finance Committee, School Committee, Planning Board, Building Committee Departure from Plymouth Redevelopment Authoritys multi-purpose public/private development approach Overwhelming support to pursue Municipal Government Center at Courthouse Corridor Special Town Meeting article for $75,000 feasibility study
Why Now ? Obstacles to Multi-Use DevelopmentObstacles to Multi-Use Development ULI reported broad community support for a Municipal FacilityULI reported broad community support for a Municipal Facility Coordinated EffortCoordinated Effort Community Support and MomentumCommunity Support and Momentum Get a realistic answer to longstanding questionsGet a realistic answer to longstanding questions Make educated choices on the future of this siteMake educated choices on the future of this site
What will this Article do? Allow us to hire a firm to determine: –Is it feasible to move Town Hall functions to the Courthouse Corridor? –Is it feasible to move School Administration functions to the Courthouse Corridor? –Does it make more sense to move School Administration to 11 Lincoln Street? –Whats the best use for any vacated public buildings? –What are current and future space and parking needs? –What will these options cost?
Whats Next? Milestones and Hurdles 1. 1.Define scope of Feasibility Bid – April Review Team established – April Feasibility Bid advertised – May Architectural Firm Selected by Designer Selection Board– June Feasibility Study with Space Needs and Cost Estimates Completed – Fall If Concept is possible – October 25, 2013 Town Meeting Articles for Design, Development and Construction and Owners Project Manager
1820 Court House Corridor Court House Former Police Station Public Parking Areas Burial Hill Commissioners Building Downtown School Street to Town Square