More than development. Norwalk redevelopment.

“Guidelines”??

There’s been a lot of discussion in Connectivity lately about design guidelines, and producing some was recently elevated in the plan’s priorities at the March 23rd meeting.  But what do we mean when we say design guidelines?  In order that we not waste time or effort on developing something that no one wants, or, worse, duplicating the efforts of another department, staff has taken a whack at explaining what it understands to be people’s desire in this area, and invites your comment.  The memo is linked below, and you can join the forum here.

Defining Guidelines

Our consultant has found a possible model for Norwalk’s future design guidelines in those that were adopted by Quincy, MA.  You can download them here:

Design Guidelines from Quincy, MA.

Take a look and discuss on the forum.