Presentation on theme: "Kirby & Richmond. D C A B KIRBY 3 Lanes each way Center continuous turning lane Utilities Run along the West side Green space on the side between street."— Presentation transcript:
KIRBY 3 Lanes each way Center continuous turning lane Utilities Run along the West side Green space on the side between street & pedestrian Access to I-59 to the south.
RICHMOND 3 Lanes each way eventually merges to 2 further east Center lane is filled with median, typically green in nature. “slows” traffic Utilities run along the north side Plans to include a METRO light rail Greenway Plaza to the west
A A Site A – NW corner Retail/Service - Citgo gas station and convenience store Roberts Carpet and Fine Floors Business - Remax Notes Hard Bus Stop Electric Poles on both sides Green on the East side Street side buildings, little additional parking
B B Site B – NE corner Retail/Service - Super Cuts PRO Beauty Supply Envision Nails Office Depot Food - Sushi King TCBY Yildizlar Middle Eastern Cuisine Little Pappasitos Notes Heavy in retail Large parking lot Barrier fence Busy Good location for GW Plaza Bench for bus stop along R
C C Site C – SE corner Retail/Service - Ninfas Business - Baylor Family Medical Notes Ninfas busy at lunch Not as good of a location as B Soft bus stop along Kirby, hard stop on Richmond Green side along Kirby
D D Site D – SW corner UNDER DEVELOPMENT Retail area with large corner parking lot
Strengths Excellent Zone for Lunch Use of Trees as a buffer Nice walking paths Lots of variety, food and use Manages current traffic load well
Weaknesses Lack of residential Lunch only crowd Construction Zone Fence between papa’s and the center, unable to walk through the site Crossing the street is never consistent (6 lanes to cross)
Opportunities More parking More retail Corner signage (for retail) Medians on Kirby to match Richmond New shopping center to be something complementary Provide safe pedestrian crossing
Threats Light Rail Competition for parking How to get out Becoming a higher traffic area Business being threatened by light rails
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