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					Design Guidelines
& Redevelopment Plan
                       Bloomfield Center
                       Redevelopment




Design Guidelines
& Redevelopment Plan
Design Guidelines
& Redevelopment Plan     Public Workshop Recap

     1Community Visioning
         Oct 24, 2007                 2 Shaping The Downtown
                                          Nov 8, 2007




     3    Public Design Workshop
          Jan 30, 2008                4   Vision Plan Presentation
                                          April 9, 2007
Design Guidelines
& Redevelopment Plan   Agenda



                                      Today
                                  Design Guidelines
                                & Redevelopment Plans


                           1. Implementation Strategy
                           2. Design Guidelines
                           3. Redevelopment Plans
                           4. Next Steps
                           5. Q + A
                    Bloomfield Center
                    Redevelopment




Implementation Strategy
Design Guidelines
& Redevelopment Plan   Implementation Strategy

                                          1. Meet With             On-Going
                                             Interested Property
                                             Owners
Design Guidelines
& Redevelopment Plan   Implementation Strategy

                                          1. Meet With             On-Going
                                             Interested Property
                                             Owners

                                          2. Develop Overall       Today
                                             “Master Plan+
                                             Design Guidelines”
Design Guidelines
& Redevelopment Plan   Implementation Strategy

                                          1. Meet With             On-Going
                                             Interested Property
                                             Owners

                                          2. Develop Overall       Today
                                             “Master Plan+
                                             Design Guidelines”

                                          3. Establish
                                             Redevelopment
                                             Plans for First
                                             4 Blocks
                Bloomfield Center
                Redevelopment




Design Guidelines
Design Guidelines             Design Guidelines
& Redevelopment Plan
                             Overall Goals




                       • To Ensure the proper implementation of the
                         community’s vision for the downtown

                       • To guide future development while allowing
                         for creativity and diversity

                       • To ensure use of Quality Design and Materials

                       • To create a framework for a Sustainable
                         Downtown
  Design Guidelines                         Design Guidelines
  & Redevelopment Plan
                                   Quality of Design + Materials


                                                                     “To ensure the highest
                                                                       quality in design,
                                                                   architecture and materials
                                                                      as appropriate for a
Detailing + Articulation                  Metal + Glass              particular price point”




                                                                   • Attention to Details

                                                                   • High Quality
                                                                     Materials
Detailing                  Brick          Durable Base Material
                                                                   • High Quality
                                                                     Finishes as
                                                                     appropriate for
                                                                     price point




Metal + Glass                             Masonry
  Design Guidelines                         Design Guidelines
  & Redevelopment Plan
                                    Overall Design Character


                                                                              “To encourage an eclectic
                                                                               mix of architecture that
                                                                               successfully integrates a
                                                                               variety of design styles,
                                                                              periods and types into the
                                         Historic               Traditional   existing downtown fabric”

Modern                   Historic

                                                                              • Diversity
                                                                                Architectural Styles

                                                                              • Juxtapose
                                                                                the Historic
                                                                                Architecture with
                                                                                New Architecture
Adapted

                                                                              • Traditional to
                                                                                Contemporary

                                                                              • Diversity in Finishes
                                                                                and Materials

Variety                                  New Above Existing
Design Guidelines           Design Guidelines
& Redevelopment Plan
                       Place Making Districts
Design Guidelines                 Design Guidelines
& Redevelopment Plan
                          District Description

                                  Use                 Bldg. Height        Frontage


                       • Residential (Upper FL)
      Commercial       • Office (Upper)               4-8 Stories
                                                                     • Store Fronts
       Corridor        • Regional Retail
                                                                     • Lobby



                                                                     • Store Fronts
                       • Residential
      Washington       • Shops/Boutique               2-8 Stories
                                                                     • Outdoor Cafe
      Street South     • Regional Retail
                                                                     • Lobby
                                                                     • Stoops

                       • Residential (Upper FL)
                       • Convenience +                               • Store Fronts
     Main Street         Regional Retail              2-6 Stories    • Gallery
                       • Arts + Culture                              • Lobby
                       • Educational
                                                                     • Civic Entry
                                                                     • Stoops
                       • Civic, Residential
           Civic       • Convenience Retail
                                                      2-6 Stories    • Forecourts
                                                                     • Lobby
                                                                     • Store Fronts
  Design Guidelines                   Design Guidelines
  & Redevelopment Plan
                         Style & Vibe “Commercial Corridor”


                                                              “Bloomfield Avenue is an
                                                                exciting, busy corridor
                                                                 that offers excellent
                                                              opportunity as a regional
Plazas                             Plazas                      shopping hub and office
                                                                      destination.”

                                                              Vibe
                                                              •   6 Points
                                                              •   Busy
                                                              •   Regional Destination
                                                              •   Bloomfield’s Identity

                                                              Style
                                                              •   Eclectic Mix
Retail                             Interesting Architecture   •   Modern/Contemporary
                                                              •   New Structures
                                                              •   Highlight Historic
                                                                  Buildings

                                                              Palette
                                                              • Glass
                                                              • Metal
                                                              • Panels
Mixed Use                          Passive Areas
  Design Guidelines                         Design Guidelines
  & Redevelopment Plan
                             Style & Vibe “Washington St. South”


                                                                           “Centered around Washington
                                                                            Street, the new boutique/event
                                                                           street, this district is envisioned
                                                                             to be a fun and funky district
                                                                            with an urban feel – anchored
Adapting Existing Building               Green Streets     Streets              to the industrial history
                                                                                     and rail lines.”

                                                                           Vibe
                                                                           •   Diverse
                                                                           •   Fun and Funky
                                                                           •   Young Professionals
                                                                           •   Event Street
                                                                           •   Loft Style Living
                                                                           •   Commuter Neighborhood
                         Train Station
                                                                           Style
                                                                           •   Modern Industrial
                                                                           •   Loft Style
                                                                           •   Warehouse
                                                                           •   Green Streets

                                                                           Palette
                                                                           • Salvaged Materials
                                                                           • Metal
                                                                           • Masonry
Glass                    Shop Fronts                       Brick + Metal
  Design Guidelines                          Design Guidelines
  & Redevelopment Plan
                                    Style & Vibe “Main Street”


                                                                                    “The traditional town
                                                                                  green and college campus
                                                                                 set the tone for this district
                                                                                    and provide a passive,
Traditional Campus                        Brick                                    lush family atmosphere
                                                                                       and community
                                                                                       gathering space.”


                                                                                  Vibe
                                                                                  •   Cultural Hub
                                                                                  •   Traditional Elements
                                                                                  •   “Main Street”
                                                                                  •   Daily Convenience
Brick + Wood             Arch. Elements
                                                                                  Style
                                                                                  • Contextually Sensitive
                                                                                  • Victorian Style

                                                                                  Palette
                                                                                  • Wood
                                                                                  • Stone
                                                                                  • Lush Landscape

Daily Shopping                            Gathering Spaces   Historic Elements
  Design Guidelines               Design Guidelines
  & Redevelopment Plan
                         Style & Vibe “Civic District”


                                                                          “Formed around the
                                                                        major Civic Destinations
                                                                        including the Post Office,
                                                                           City Hall, the Police
Townhouses                     Park Front Apartments                     Station and Watsessing
                                                                          Park; this district is a
                                                                            true gateway and
                                                                            community hub.”

                                                                        Vibe
                                                                        •   Gateway
                                                                        •   Permanence
                                                                        •   Formality
                                                                        •   Community Space
Watsessing Park                Post Office
                                                                        Style
                                                                        • Traditional Elements
                                                                        • Similar to Adjacent
                                                                          Zones

                                                                        Palette
                                                                        • Brick
                                                                        • Stone
                                                                        • Lush Landscape
Municipal Building             Park                    Police Station
                                      Bloomfield Center
                                      Redevelopment




         Streets
Key Issues          Solutions
               •   Walkable Streets
• Stormwater
               •   Bike-able Streets
• Congestion
               •   Increased the Canopy
• Pollution
               •   Reduced Impervious
Design Guidelines      Design Guidelines
& Redevelopment Plan
                       Streetscape
Design Guidelines            Streets
& Redevelopment Plan
                       Streetscape Types
Design Guidelines                                      Streets
& Redevelopment Plan
                                            Street Typologies

                                                 Use         Sidewalk Width     Cartway           Bike

                                                                              • 4 Lanes
       Commercial                     • Active Pedestrian
                                                                   15’
                                                                              • 48’ Width       Route
        Corridor                      • Cars                                  • On Street       Signs
                                                                                Parking


                                      • Active Pedestrian                     • 2 Way
                                      • Cafes                                 • 16’ Width
      Event Street                    • Events
                                                                 Flexible
                                                                              • Flexible
                                                                                                 None
                                      • Bicycles                                Parking Lane

                                                                              • 2 Lanes
                                                                                               * “Share
        Residential                   • Passive Pedestrian
                                                                 6’ - 8’
                                                                              • 24’ Width
                                                                                               the Road”
          Street                      • Bicycles                              • On Street
                                                                                                 Signs
                                                                                Parking

                                                                              • 2 Lanes
                                      • Active Pedestrian
                                                                              • 24’ Width
                                                                                               * “Share
      Mixed Retail                    • Passive Pedestrian       6’ - 10’
                                                                              • On Street
                                                                                               the Road”
                                      • Bicycles                                                 Signs
                                                                                Parking

  * Lane to be considered for portions of loop
Design Guidelines                 Streets
& Redevelopment Plan
                        Commercial Corridor




                                                                 Broad Tree Form



        SW       P      Roadway              P       SW
       10’-0”   8’-0”    44’-0”             8’-0”   10’-0”

                         80’-0”                                   Double Light


                                                             Key Elements
                                                             • Bump out for Trees &
                                                               Amenities
                                                             • Pedestrian Lights
                                                             • Clear Sidewalks
Design Guidelines                            Streets
& Redevelopment Plan
                                         Event Street




                                                                 Narrow Tree Form



                 SW         P      Roadway     P        SW
                   8’-0”   8’-0”    16’-0”   8’-0”   10’-0”
                                    50’-0”
                                                                    Single Light


                                                              Key Elements
                                                              • Outdoor Cafes
                                                              • Ability to Host
                                                                Functions
                                                              • Flexible Parking Lane
Design Guidelines                         Streets
& Redevelopment Plan
                                Residential Streets




                                                                           Big Tree Form




      B         SW       P      Roadway     P        SW        B
    10’-0”     12’-0”   8’-0”    24’-0”    8’-0”    12’-0”   10’-0”
                                                                          Small Tree Form

                                 64’-0”


                                                                            Single Light

                                                                      Key Elements
                                                                      • Green Street Edge
                                                                      • Stoops & Frontyard
                                                                        Gardens
Design Guidelines                          Streets
& Redevelopment Plan
                                 Mixed-Retail Streets




                                                                   Upright Tree Form



           SW       P      B     Roadway      B      P     SW
           7’-0”   8’-0” 5’-0”    30’-0”     5’-0” 8’-0”   7’-0”

                                  70’-0”
                                                                      Single Light
Design Guidelines                    Streets
& Redevelopment Plan
                               Key Intersections




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Design Guidelines                          Streets
& Redevelopment Plan
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Design Guidelines                                 Streets
& Redevelopment Plan
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Design Guidelines                     Streets
& Redevelopment Plan
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                                                     Bloomfield Center
                                                     Redevelopment




       Building Form
      Key Issues               Solutions
•   Energy Efficiency
                            • Step Backs
•   Water Use
                            • Building Orientation
•   Stormwater Management
                            • Green Roofs
•   light and Air (views)
Design Guidelines                              Building Form
& Redevelopment Plan
                          Building Form + Configuration
                                                                               Commercial Corridor
                                         Max. Height 110’ or 8 Stories

            Residential                       Building Envelope
                                                                                     Residential
                              Right of                                   Right of
            Residential        Way                                        Way
                                               One Step Back                         Residential

            Residential
                                                                                     Residential

            Residential
                                                                                     Residential

            Residential
                                                                                       Office
            Residential
                                              One Architectural
                                                Expression
                                                                                       Office
            Residential

                                                                                       Office



              Retail                                                                   Retail




                                                  80’-0” R.O.W.
Design Guidelines                                      Building Form
& Redevelopment Plan
                                  Building Form + Configuration
                                                                                        Washington St. South
                                                   Sky Exposure Plane
                                                                                                               Retail / Event
                                           Max. Height 110’ or 8 Stories

               Building Envelope

                       Residential      Right of             Street          Right of
                                                             Center
                                         Way                                  Way
                                                              Line

                       Residential


                       Residential                                                       Building Envelope

                       Residential

                                                        Sky Exposure Plane
                       Residential           4               Ratio               4               Residential

                                                   1                         1
                       Residential                     6’ Max Setback                            Residential


                       Residential                                                               Residential



                         Retail                                                                    Retail




                                                         50’-0” R.O.W.
Design Guidelines                              Building Form
& Redevelopment Plan
                             Building Form + Configuration
                                                                                 Washington St. South
                                             Sky Exposure Plane
                                                                                                      Residential
                                         Max. Height 100’ or 8 Stories
         Building Envelope                                                             Building Envelope


              Residential                             Street                               Residential
                                 Right of                                 Right of
                                                      Center
                                  Way                                      Way
                                                       Line

              Residential                                                                  Residential
                                                               Architectural
                                                                Expression
              Residential              Step Back                                           Residential


              Residential                                                                  Residential

                                                 Sky Exposure Plane

              Residential            3                Ratio                  3             Residential

                                         1                               1
              Residential                      12’ Max Setback                             Residential
                                              Stoop & Garage Space




              Residential                                                                  Residential


               Parking                                                                      Parking

                                                  64’-0” R.O.W.
Design Guidelines                              Building Form
& Redevelopment Plan
                           Building Form + Configuration
                                                                      Civic & Main St. Campus


                                             Sky Exposure Plane


                                          Max. Height 75’ or 6 Stories

             Residential       Right of                                  Right of   Building Envelope
                                Way                                       Way


             Residential

                                                 Sky Exposure Plane
                               3.5                                           3.5          Residential
               Office                                 Ratio

                                      1                                  1
               Office                           6’ Max Setback                            Residential



               Office                                                                     Residential



               Retail                                                                       Retail



                                                  50’-90’ R.O.W.
                                                Bloomfield Center
                                                Redevelopment




   Building Face
 Key Issues                 Solutions
                      •   High Performance Envelope
• Energy Efficiency
                      •   High “R-Values”
• Materials
                      •   Appropriate Glazing
• Views/Daylight
                      •   Durable Materials
                      •   local Materials
Design Guidelines
& Redevelopment Plan          Building Face

                       TRADITIONAL            MODERN
                        BUILDING              BUILDING
Design Guidelines
& Redevelopment Plan          Building Face

                       TRADITIONAL            MODERN
                        BUILDING              BUILDING
                                                          Top
          Top




        Middle                                           Middle




         Base                                            Base
Design Guidelines
& Redevelopment Plan          Building Face

                       TRADITIONAL            MODERN
                        BUILDING              BUILDING
         Cornice
                                                         Flashing / Cap

 Window Header
  Durable Hung
      Windows                                            Balcony
    Ornamental
       Molding



     Window Sill                                         Railings
Ornamental Panel
        Transom
                                                         Floor to Ceiling
                                                         Glazing




        Cast Iron                                        Durable “Base”
       Storefront                                        Material
                                                         Garage Door
     Plinth Block
  Store Entrance                                         Common Entry
                       Bloomfield Center
                       Redevelopment




Sustainability Initiatives
Design Guidelines                  Sustainability Initiatives
& Redevelopment Plan
                                   Overall Goals

         1. Air Quality
               • Reduce Congestion
               • Increase Trees and Shading
               • Reduce Pollutants

         2. Water Management
               • Storm Water Management
               • Potable Water Demand
               • Reduce Introduction of Pollutants

         3. Energy Efficiency
               • Reduce Energy Consumption
               • Alternative Energy Sources (Use and Planning)
               • Transportation Planning

         4. leadership
               • Bloomfield as a leader in creating a more Sustainable New Jersey
Design Guidelines                  Sustainability Initiatives
& Redevelopment Plan
                                    Requirements




         1. lEED ND + Smart Growth (Neighborhood Development)
               • Town Initiative
               • lEED ND Certification

         2. lEED NG Certification (For Buildings)
               • Requirements for Buildings >5,000 sf
               • Incentives for Higher Certification

         3. Energy Star Compliance
               • Required for Buildings <5,000 sf
               • Incentives for lEED Certification
Design Guidelines
& Redevelopment Plan
                       Bloomfield Center
                       Redevelopment




Design Guidelines
& Redevelopment Plan