File #: 18-565    Version: 1
Type: Report Status: Passed
File created: 7/2/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 7/17/2018 Final action: 7/17/2018
Title: Approve the 5th Avenue Concept Principles and direct Ryan Companies to initiate concept plan creation.
Attachments: 1. CONCEPT PRINCIPLES STEERING COMMITTEE 20180620, 2. Concept Creation Phase Overview Graphic
Related files: 18-867

Approve the 5th Avenue Concept Principles and direct Ryan Companies to initiate concept plan creation.

DEPARTMENT: Transportation, Engineering and Development

SUBMITTED BY: Amy Emery, AICP, Operations Manager

The 5th Avenue Concept Principles were created by the 5th Avenue Working Groups and presented publicly on June 4, 2018. The document was reviewed and refined by the 5th Avenue Steering Committee at public meetings held on June 12 and June 20, 2018.

The 5th Avenue Project is focused on the potential redevelopment eight (8) parcels in the immediate vicinity of the Naperville Metra Station. These properties currently include several surface parking lots, an automobile repair business, the City's former Public Works Facility, and the DuPage Children's Museum. On October 3, 2017, City Council approved a motion to engage and authorize Ryan Companies to conduct community engagement and market research to determine feasible and beneficial options for the redevelopment along the 5th Avenue corridor for the purpose presenting a concept plan for redevelopment of the 5th Avenue area (the "Design Concept") to City Council for its consideration. The motion included several amendments including the caveat that Ryan Companies present a status report at a City Council Workshop every two months. Continuation of the process is contingent on an affirmative Council vote.

The 5th Avenue Concept Principles are the result of a 9-month community engagement process. The principles will be used to inform concept designs prepared by the Ryan Companies for community review and input. The City Council reviewed the Concept Principles at the June 27, 2018 Workshop. If authorized by City Council, initial concepts will be prepared by Ryan Companies and made available for public review later this summer. Additional community input, including that of the 5th Avenue Steering...

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