East Main Downtown Plan

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Project Description:

The East Main Downtown Plan aims to develop strategies to strengthen the economic vitality of the area, capitalize on future economic opportunities, and create a destination that is well connected with the surrounding residential areas and nearby Radford University.


Goals:

This project will help in many areas such as:

  • Engaging with the business community, property owners, residents, and visitors.
  • Understanding changing marketplace and identifying realistic business and real estate opportunities.
  • Developing a business district revitalization strategy.
  • Identifying opportunities for buildings, public infrastructure, and public spaces improvements to make East Main Downtown an attractive place for visitors and a location for business recruitment and retention.
  • Preparing downtown streetscapes concepts and gathering inputs from the community



Why We Want You to Participate & How to Get Involved:

We want to capture your perspective on what is important to you as a business owner, someone who lives within the city, a student who lives or studies in Radford, and as visitors of the city. We value your voice and input. We invite everyone to share their ideas using the community engagement tools below.


Start engaging by dropping a pin on the map or posting a note on a community ideas board!

Project Description:

The East Main Downtown Plan aims to develop strategies to strengthen the economic vitality of the area, capitalize on future economic opportunities, and create a destination that is well connected with the surrounding residential areas and nearby Radford University.


Goals:

This project will help in many areas such as:

  • Engaging with the business community, property owners, residents, and visitors.
  • Understanding changing marketplace and identifying realistic business and real estate opportunities.
  • Developing a business district revitalization strategy.
  • Identifying opportunities for buildings, public infrastructure, and public spaces improvements to make East Main Downtown an attractive place for visitors and a location for business recruitment and retention.
  • Preparing downtown streetscapes concepts and gathering inputs from the community



Why We Want You to Participate & How to Get Involved:

We want to capture your perspective on what is important to you as a business owner, someone who lives within the city, a student who lives or studies in Radford, and as visitors of the city. We value your voice and input. We invite everyone to share their ideas using the community engagement tools below.


Start engaging by dropping a pin on the map or posting a note on a community ideas board!

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Interactive Map

3 months

Click the map to share your favorite place to visit downtown.

Click on the map.

  1. Click on the "+" sign on the panel to the left.
  2. Select the appropriate pin and drag it onto the map.
  3. Share your input or describe an issue.