Riviera Beach Charrette

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Project Brief


CRA boundary map and study area
Avenue E
Broadway West
Tri-Rail Station
Dr. Martin Luther King Boulevard
Blue Heron Boulevard
Broadway Boulevard
Port Transition
Boys and Girls Club side elevation. By Doug Devlin
Riviera Beach City Marina. By Dan Cary and Marcela Camblor

Dates: Saturday, October 20 - 26,2007


The charrette developed a master plan Community Redevelopment Area along the working marine waterfront, residential neighborhoods, and a portion of Singer Island. Key components include the following:

1.   Ocean Mall remain a public beach with public access in a Caribbean style of architecture
2.   maintain and enhance working waterfront
3.   Broadway (US Highway 1) and Blue Heron Boulevard as attractive mixed-use gateways into the community
4.   Avenue E becomes a mixed-use district with shopping and residences
5.   connect existing neighborhoods to the waterfront
6.   Tri-Rail station at 13th Avenue and Old Dixie Highway
7.   economically feasible and “revenue driven” plan
8.   multi-cultural facility in the immediate area
9.   rebuild Newcomb Hall
10.   balance of housing price ranges (not all high-end)
11.   improve city marina and Bicentennial park and keep them both public
12.   improve streets and neighborhoods west of Broadway
13.   evaluate the five previous plans
14.   create a long-term strategy for mobile home parks
15.   reconfigure the widening of Martin Luther King Boulevard, the historic main street
  Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council - Marlene Brunot, Marcela Camblor, Anthea Gianniotes, Wynsum Hatton, Dana Little
  ArX Solutions Inc. - Ramiro Contreras, Paula Lopez, Patricio Navarro, and Lucila Rodriguez
  Dan Cary & Associates - Dan Cary
  Devlin Architecture - Doug Devlin
  Economics Research Associates - Tom Lavash
  Glatting Jackson - Billy Hattaway, Traffic Engineer
  Juan Caruncho & Associates - Juan Caruncho
  Seth Harry and Associates, Inc. Architects and Planners - Seth Harry
  Urban Designers - Steven Fett, Catherine Prince, Shailendra Singh, Jose Venegas
Charrette Documents
Charrette Report Citizens' Master Plan  
Opening Presentation (October 20, 2007) Work-in-Progress Presentation (October 26, 2007)  
Presentation of the Draft CRA Plan    
Draft CRA Plan - June 2011    Revised Page 26    Revised Page 38 Comprehensive Plan Amendments
Draft Land Development Regulations Future Land Use Map
Draft Regulating Plan  
October 20, 2007
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m
Charrette Riviera Beach City Hall
600 W Blue Heron Blvd
West Palm Beach, FL 33404

October 21 - 26, 2007
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m

Studio working - public invited Riviera Beach Utility District Conference Room
600 W Blue Heron Blvd
West Palm Beach, FL 33404
October 26, 2007
7:00 p.m.
Work-in-Progress Presentation Riviera Beach City Hall
600 W Blue Heron Blvd
West Palm Beach, FL 33404
3-D Videos
View of Bicentennial Park with Newcomb Hall and the City Marina by ArX Solutions View of Marine District and Rybovich propertyby ArX Solutions
View of Ocean Mall and public beach by ArX Solutions planned and designed by Seth Harry