Portsmouth Square – October 25 Workshop Summary

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Thanks again to everyone who came out to our third community workshop on October 25th. The design team is compiling the feedback received (over 250 survey responses) to incorporate into a single revised concept for our forth community workshop in early January (date/time and details will be announced in December). The presentation from the October 25th workshop can be found on our project page under “Meeting Materials.” Here are some photos from the third workshop:

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Photos 1 – 3: Opening presentation. Jim Lee and Chris Hardy from SWA took us through three initial concept designs for the re-design of Portsmouth Square, which incorporated community and stakeholder feedback from the first and second workshops. Not only did we have a great turnout, we had record-breaking levels of community attendance for Rec & Park!

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Photos 4 – 6: Community members interacting with each other and with the design team at the presentation boards, which described the three concepts in greater detail.

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Photos 7 – 11: Community members shared their thoughts on the three concept designs by completing surveys, citing their preferences in specific areas such as architectural style, terrace layouts, and playgrounds (among others).