Harbor District Plan for Ashtabula, Ohio
Student(s): Nathaniel Betz, Daniel Eisenberg, Nicholas Fischer, Daniel Geroni, Darlene Hawley, Michelle House, Paul Hutchison, Nathaniel Kaelin, Amanda McCallister, Tom Merce, Lisa Minklei, Jack Rosenberger, Autumn Williams
Instructor(s): Aaron Domini, Tony Slanec
Term: Winter 2010

The Harbor District Plan creates a focused vision for the district’s development, and will allow stakeholders to move forward with a high degree of confidence that it incorporates a balanced perspective and widespread community input on the revitalization of the district. Ultimately, this plan serves to provide guidance and support for the prospective redevelopment of the Harbor District as place to work, live and play. Further, it delineates an overarching vision for the study area and will help leverage investment to reinvigorate the district. This cohesive vision will steer and support both public and private investment within the district by identifying how funding sources can support the key recommendations in the plan. With the support ofthe city, stakeholders, and local residents this plan will serve as a blueprint for redevelopment, ensuring the Harbor District’s popularity and economic vitality for generations to come.

Concept Plan Development: Land Use Diagram