Lafayette Plans a New Vision for Five Points
In a redevelopment workshop earlier this summer, residents of Lafayette’s Five Points neighborhood provided their input on areas of their community where they see need for improvements. Long-time residents know the value of the community’s historic roots. With buildings dating back to the 1860’s, the City hopes to renovate the district to attract more businesses and restaurants to the area and make it a gateway to downtown Lafayette. MKSK Principal in Charge Eric Lucas believes with investments in more parking and by easing traffic flow, along with the potential of extending some of the existing streets, it will be easier to connect Five Points with surrounding neighborhoods. The MKSK team is currently working to develop conceptual redevelopment street pattern, sidewalk and bicycle route, parking, and open space alternatives for the Five Points neighborhood.
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