🔒 Metropolis seeks redevelopment proposals for Marcus Performing Arts Heart parking construction
Metropolis seeks redevelopment proposals for Marcus Performing Arts Heart parking construction
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The town of Milwaukee introduced immediately that it’s in search of redevelopment proposals for the Marcus Performing Arts Heart parking construction web site at 1001 N. Water St. in downtown Milwaukee.
The 106,432-square-foot parking construction is situated on the block north of the Marcus Performing Arts Heart at 929 N. Water St., and is connected to it by way of a skywalk over East State Road.
The town’s new downtown plan requires the Marcus Performing Arts Heart parking construction to get replaced with a brand new high-density, mixed-use growth.
In a information launch immediately, the Division of Metropolis Improvement stated: “Downtown has many very lively blocks, nevertheless this web site has been a non-contributor to the activation of the North Water Road hall as a consequence of its singular use as a parking facility and its setback from North Water Road. A key end result of the profitable RFP responder will likely be to boost the vibrancy of this block and its new use to supply activation of the positioning’s city edges. The longer term use of the positioning is meant to function a significant east/west portal that’s engaged by downtown guests transferring to-and-from Pere Marquette Park and the Deer District on the west aspect of the Milwaukee River. It additionally serves to hyperlink collectively areas each north and south alongside Water Road.”
“An aggressive mixed-use growth” with floor ground public activation, which incorporates a mixture of makes use of, is good at this web site, the DCD information launch states. Floor ground makes use of for the positioning may embody eating places, artwork galleries or cultural/civic makes use of. Higher flooring might be used for residential, resort, workplace or cultural/civic makes use of, the discharge states.
“These makes use of ought to be used to wrap any above floor structured parking on the positioning. The parking ramp element ought to be thought-about a design alternative in and of itself, making the expertise of parking there a positive expertise for customers,” the DCD launch states.
Extra details about the Marcus Performing Arts Heart parking construction redevelopment RFP is accessible by clicking right here.