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HOLLYWOOD / WESTERN STREETSCAPE GUIDELINES

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HOLLYWOOD / WESTERN STREETSCAPE GUIDELINES

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  1. HOLLYWOOD / WESTERN STREETSCAPE GUIDELINES May 27, 2010

  2. HOLLYWOOD / WESTERN Kathryn Cerra Associates, Landscape Architects Kathy Cerra Ana Tabuena

  3. HOLLYWOOD / WESTERN PROJECT LIMITS: • Hollywood Boulevard, Gower to Western • Western Avenue, Franklin to Santa Monica

  4. PROCESS • Gather information • Reach out to interested participants • Hold a community Workshop • Establish project goals • Create Draft Streetscape Plan • Meet with community to share Streetscape Plan; Revise as needed • Final Plan Review with Community

  5. STREETSCAPE GOALS • Make sidewalks and neighborhood safer • Improve “walkability” of sidewalks • Improve appearance of district • Bring some of the Hollywood Blvd “walk of fame” glamour to east of Gower

  6. WESTERN AVENUE at Santa Monica

  7. CURB EXTENSIONS

  8. CURB EXTENSIONS

  9. WESTERN AVENUE at Fountain

  10. WESTERN AVENUE at Sunset

  11. WESTERN AVENUE at DeLongpre

  12. WESTERN AVENUE at Carlton Way

  13. WESTERN AVENUE at Hollywood

  14. WESTERN AVENUE at Franklin

  15. SIDEWALK PAVING Plain or colored concrete with 5’ score lines Rotate design at corners

  16. SIDEWALK PAVING Plain or colored concrete with 5’ score lines Rotate design at corners

  17. SIDEWALK PAVING Rotate design at corners and reduce size of scored squares by 50%

  18. CROSSWALK PAVING

  19. STREET TREES: WESTERN OPT 1

  20. STREET TREES – WESTERN OPT 2

  21. STREET TREES: HOLLYWOOD BLVD, OPT 1

  22. STREET TREES: HOLLYWOOD BLVD, OPT 2

  23. STREET TREES: HOLLYWOOD BLVD, OPT 2 AT INTERSECTIONS: GOWER, BRONSON, WESTERN Continues existing tree pattern at intersections, Hollywood west of Gower

  24. EXISTING STREET LIGHTING • ADD HANGING FLOWER BASKETS • PAINT LIGHT FIXTURES ON WESTERN NAVY BLUE

  25. PEDESTRIAN LIGHTING MORE CLOSELY SPACED SHORTER THAN STREET LIGHT POLES ORIENTED TO THE SIDEWALK STATE LAW REQUIRES AN ELECTION OF ALL THE AFFECTED PROPERTY OWNERS AND MAY BE INSTALLED IF 51% AGREE TO AN ANNUAL ASSESSMENT FOR INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIRS.

  26. BUS SAFETY LIGHTING Bureau of Street Lighting approved fixtures Lamp is high pressure sodium (LED to become available in near future) Two fixtures may be placed at a Bus Zone and will be maintained by City staff Downtown Light Coachman King

  27. BUS SHELTERS

  28. BUS SHELTERS Chicago Heritage

  29. SIGNAGE • PROVIDE PEDESTRIAN ORIENTED SIGNS to show Walking Distances and Times from “here” to there: to Metro Station to the Senior Center to a tourist destination

  30. PLANT CONTAINERS

  31. BENCH & LITTER RECEPTACLE

  32. TIER 1 MAINTENANCE:

  33. TIER 2 MAINTENANCE: SITE FURNITURE: BIKE RACKS CONTAINERS WITH PLANTINGS TRASH RECEPTACLES & BENCHES (Not City Street Furniture) NEW SIDEWALK CURB EXTENSIONS NEW PARKWAY PLANTINGS PAVING: CUSTOM CONCRETE ON SIDEWALKS, CROSSWALKS IN STREETS ART WORKS PEDESTRIAN LIGHTING ALONG ENTIRE SIDEWALK LENGTH (Requires vote for new tax assessment on property owners)

  34. TIER 2 MAINTENANCE:

  35. NEXT STEPS • Thursday, June 24: present Final Streetscape Guidelines to Community • Community comments • Final City staff reviews & comments • Revisions as needed • September 1: Final documents to Council Districts 4 and 13, to be used for Grant Applications