Memorandum from Planning Commission regarding Hopkins Plaza Concept Plan [January 5, 2012]
The City has been exploring ideas on how to revitalize the City Dock area. Hopkins Plaza of City Dock will undergo a renovation this winter and spring along with improvements to Market House; concurrent with the City Dock revitalization effort. The objective of the Hopkins Plaza Design Committee, a sub-committee of the City Dock Advisory Committee (CDAC) was to work with the Department of Public Works and Fourth Street Design Studio, Inc. on a design for the plaza adjacent to Market House.
The committee had several meetings to review and discuss designs for Hopkins Plaza. The culmination of this effort was presented to the City Dock Advisory Committee on November 9, 2011.
Annapolis Planning Commission - December 15, 2011 at 7:30pm in City Council Chambers
Annapolis Historic Preservation Commission - January 10, 2012 at 7:30pm (deferred to future date)
Background Information for the Hopkins Plaza Design Committee:
The Market House Seating Experiment was conducted by the City of Annapolis, Market House Management, and Market House Vendors. The experiment converted parking spaces to a seating area for an 11-day trial period during the annual Boar Shows.
Planning is underway to improve circulation and safety around the City Dock and Market Space areas. The studies conducted by Sabra, Wang and Associates, Inc. in association with Toole Design Group can be accessed on this page.
Market House is a space that serves the people that live, work, and visit Downtown Annapolis.For up-to-date information on the events at Market House click here.
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