A plan for Old South Baton Rouge
Select list of recommended projects included in the Neighborhood Strategic Vision Plan for Old South Baton Rouge
Published: Apr 2, 2006
Includes Terrace, Delpit, Swart and Lincoln Theater/Eddie Robinson areas.
N1 — Neighborhood parks along Deplit commercial corridor.
N2 — Streetscape improvements on prominent streets: Terrace, Louise, Myrtle, South, Napoleon and Braddock streets, Thomas Delpit Dr., Highland Rd., Eddit Robinson Dr., Julia, 14th, Braddock and McCallop..
N3 — Residential park square on Napoleon St.
N4 — Outdoor recreation facilities for Baranco-Clark YMCA.
N5 — Public park at Washington St. and Delpit Dr. intersection.
N6 — New ‘Lincoln Square’ community park.
N7 — New park square between Swart and Pecan streets.
N8 — New park square between Smith and Apple streets.
N9 — Natural development buffer along the railroad tracks.
N10 — Prepare a Brooks Park improvement plan.
N11 — ‘Gateway Commons’ community park improvements.
N12 — Relocate residents in substandard homes to new/renovated homes in same area.
N13 — Conserve existing homes between South and Washington streets and establish a receiving area for endangered structures.
N14 — Remove blighted buildings and replace with new home types.
N15 — Develop new homes along the Highland Rd. corridor.
N16 — Preserve contributing businesses, residences and social organizations along Terrace and Delpit corridors.
N17 — ‘Nicholson Gateway’ apartments, condominiums and lofts.
N18 — ‘Washington Gateway’ commercial/medical office development.
N19 — ‘Washington Gateway’ co-op grocery store.
N20 — Preserve businesses and residences at Lincoln Theater blocks.
N21 — Construct mixed-use buildings around Lincoln Square.
N22 — Complete Lincoln Community Theater building revitalization.
N23 — Lincoln II building re-use as Neighborhood Arts and Cultural Center.
N24 — Build out commercial services around the new ‘Lincoln Square.’
N25 — Relocate Ice Company to employment development area.
N26 — Relocate existing homes between Terrace and Louise to vacant Lincoln Square sites.
N27 — Remove vacant/blighted residences and build new homes to the north and south of the new McKinley Middle School campus.
Includes Delpit Dr., Highland Rd. and Roosevelt Park neighborhood areas.
C1 — Corporation Canal would be widened, realigned and naturalized to create a linear canal park and greenway corridor with associated north-south bike trails.
C2 — Streetscape improvements on connecting prominent streets: Highland Rd., Thomas Delpit Dr., Washington, Van Buren, E. Harrison, E. Polk, W. Taylor, Harding, Arizona, Nebraska, Kansas, Georgia, Maryland, McKinley, Indiana, Illinois, Daniel Webster and Roosevelt streets.
C3 — New Gateway Park at E. Polk St. and Highland Rd.
C4 — New park triangle on Arizona St.
C5 — New park square on Colorado St.
C6 — New park square on Kentucky St.
C7 — Relocate Buchanan Park as an amenity for new residential.
C8 — Reconfigure and program events at E. Polk St. Park to accommodate surrounding new homes and to make it safer.
C9 — Potential community garden plots at Polk Elementary.
C10 — New park area around a new high school vocational wing.
C11 — Reconfiguration of Roosevelt Park as passive/active open space amenity for new residential development.
C12 — Relocate viable Highland Rd. businesses between Washington and E. Polk streets to buildings proposed between Johnson and Aster.
C13 — Remove vacant/blighted homes and develop new single-family, duplex, townhomes, apartments, condos and lofts.
C14 — New or renovated single-family homes on stand-alone or grouped parcels re-subdivided to allow larger lot homes.
C15 — New single-family duplex homes in areas where two to six smaller undevelopable parcels can be combined.
C16 — New alley-loaded townhome development along the Washington St. and Highland Rd. corridors.
C17 — New multi-family development proposed for key locations along Highland Rd., Roosevelt St. and Canalside Dr.
C18 — New single family homes with driveways proposed for the frontage streets around the new Roosevelt Park.
Includes North Gates development area.
S1 — Old South Baton Rouge Gateway Triangle Park at Highland Rd. and Delpit Dr.
S2 — Corporation Canal Greenway Trail.
S3 — Gateway Plaza at Highland Rd. and State St. intersection.
S4 — Streetscape and pedestrian crossing enhancements: Nicholson Dr., Highland Rd., State, Vicaro, Georgia, Roosevelt, McKinley, Chimes and Alaska streets.
S5 — Boulevard enhancements for the South end of Delpit Dr.
S6 — Boulevard enhancements for the South end of Nicholson Dr.
S7 — Future expansion of Alaska Street Park and recreational facilities.
S8 — New ‘Delpit Place’ apartments, condos and lofts.
S9 — ‘Highland/Delpit Gateway’ commercial/mixed-use development.
S10 — North Gate commercial development along State St. and Highland Rd. intersections.
S11 — Potential Phase 3 residential expansion for the venue development.
S12 — Aster Court and roosevelt Court apartments, condos and lofts located on LSU’s current band practice field.
S13 — Retention of existing neighborhood business on Highland Rd. between Roosevelt and McKinley.
S14 — Highland Road Shopping Center redevelopment.
S15 — Potential locations for commercial buildings on South Nicholson.
S16 — South Nicholson Gateway Apartments, condos and lofts.
S17 — Alaska Park Apartments, condos and lofts.
S18 — Alaska Street Apartments proposed along McKinley St.
Includes Nicholson Gateway and Riverfront area redevelopment actions.
W1 — Outdoor Plaza Festival Marketplace at Brickyard Station.
W2 — Outdoor Performing Arts State/Amphitheater.
W3 — Pedestrian bridges over railroad connecting to Levee Trail.
W4 — New Levee Promenade/Arrival Court to ‘Brickyard Landing.’
W5 — Streetscape enhancements on Nicholson Dr., Terrace St., Oklahoma St., St. Philip St., Brickyard St. (new), River Rd. and South Blvd.
W6 — Nicholson Drive Boulevard Extension from McCling St. to South Blvd.
W7 — River Road Gateway at South St.
W8 — River Road Parks and open space for new development.
W9 — ‘Brickyard Landing Discovery Center’ at Old City Dock.
W10 — ‘Nicholson Gateway’ apartments, condominium and lofts.
W11 — Canal side residential aparments and lofts.
W12 — ‘The Brickyard Shops’ — factory outlet retail center.
W13 — ‘Brickyard Place’ mixed-use development with structured parking.
W14 — ‘St. Philips Place’ mixed-use development with parking garage.
W15 — ‘Nicholson Boulevard’ mixed-use/commercial development.
W16 — ‘Brickyard Street’ apartments, condos and lofts development.
W17 — River Rd. themed restaurants.
W18 — Riverfront commercial/mixed-use development on New River Road Blvd.
W19 — Riverfront residential development along New River Road Blvd.
W20 — Riverfront employment development.