180 Market Street Public Engagement

Project Background Info

See Project Page for design development information

Council Update 8/15

9/4/18 - On Tuesday, Tuesday, September 4, at 7:30 PM the City Council held a public hearing  to gather public comments prior to consider a question proposed for the November ballot on authorization of debt for this project.
8/13/18 and 8/15/18 - On August 13 and 15, the City Council discussed the Library + Senior Center + City Hall and schematic cost estimate. 
8-13-2018 bldg image City Council

Council Update 6/25

On Monday, June 25, 2018 the City Council recieved an update on the status of the concept and how the current iteration differs from what was presented at the final workshop on March 13.

Building Progress City Council meeting 6-25-2018

Council and Library Board of Trustees Update 6/11

On Monday, June 11, 2018 the Library Board of Trustees joined the City Council for a special joint update meeting on the status of the SoBu Spaces 2020 project and plans.  The revised plans presented reflect June 5 agreement between the City and School District to exhange land interests.

Senior Center included in the building program:

Updates have occurred based on the March 13 meeting!  The Multi-Purpose Room has become a SENIOR CENTER, The reading room moved to the 2nd floor, and the entire program is being scrubbed for opportunities to use all areas the most efficiently possible. Learn about the Senior Center as well as progress on Option D in the May 18, 2018 presentation to Seniors (click on the diagram for the proposed Senior Center to view presentation slide show):

Senior Center Pic presentation cover

Engage!  re(IMAGINING) Workshops

Re(IMAGINED) - Recommended Option Workshop (presentation slides)  

On March 13, a concept based on public feedback was recommended to the public.  You can see the slides presented here (see any design updates at the top of this page):
recommended option power point slide presentation cover image

re(IMAGINED) Recommended Design Concept - Watch the video of the workshop:
On March 13, the Option D concept based on public feedback was recommended to the public.   You can view the full presentation and discussion here:

Alternatives Workshop (presentation slides only)

Click on the image below to view the presentation of each option (alternative):Center of Activity (Option A), Urban Oasis (Option B), and Stepped Terraces considered in early March:

Final presentation of three options 3-8-2018_Page_42

Or watch the early March re(IMAGINING) ALTERNATIVES Workshop to see presentation of potential designs and discussion:

Two Kick-off – Visioning Workshops were offered in January      
You may watch the Thursday night recording of the workshop and discussion here:

Missed the Workshops?  Give us your feedback here: