DOWNTOWN DESIGN WORKSHOP
On February 12 and 13, 2013, Mayodan sponsored a Downtown Design Workshop in partnership with Piedmont Together and Design Link (a program of the Center for Creative Economy). Over 70 residents, business owners, and interested persons attended providing their input and ideas into ways to expand the local economy and improve Downtown Mayodan.
Participants focused on three key issues – Downtown Opportunities, Access and Connectivity to Mayodan Assets, and Riverfront Opportunities. The design team solicited input
activities, small group interviews and group projects. Afterward,
the designers sketched preliminary ideas and proposals that were presented at a wrap-up presentation on Wednesday.
A final presentation was made at the April 8, 2013 Town Council meeting. To see the presentation click here.
Below are various presentations made during the meeting.
**Piedmont Together (formerly Piedmont Triad Sustainable Communities Planning Project) is a 3-year planning process whose main focus is to help create and sustain jobs and investment throughout the region, as well as promoting housing
affordability and a sustainable environment. The 12-county regional plan will promote
sustainable communities, highlighting the great things already happening in our region and helping communities develop or implement plans to grow or revitalize. The Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation (PART) and the Piedmont Triad Regional Council are the lead agencies. Professionals from Design Link, a program of the Center for Creative Economy will be leading the workshop. The project is made possible though a grant from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development.