Savannah Development and Renewal Authority (SDRA) announces its intention to update the downtown Savannah master plan under the leadership of Executive Director Kevin Klinkenberg and Board of Directors Chairman, John Bennett.

In 2011, the City of Savannah adopted portions of a Downtown Master Plan, the first cohesive vision of the downtown’s future since General Oglethorpe laid out the squares. SDRA is leading an update to that 20-year plan called Downtown Savannah 2033, that expands the boundaries of the downtown’s growth potential and accounts for the effect on its people. Input from every corner of the community is needed and requested.

Downtown Savannah 2033 will provide a framework that will help future leaders preserve the city’s character while supporting its prosperity. A road map for smart growth and development will be established through analysis and recommendations resulting from public input, research and the expertise of urban design and planning professionals.

The entire Savannah community is invited and encouraged to get involved with the process. Through a public design charrette taking place March 21 – 27 at the former New Covenant Methodist Church (2201 Bull Street), citizens may drop in to review what’s been done in the past, share potential ideas, review maps and ask questions. This is the community’s opportunity to offer input on what should (or should not) be part of the Savannah of tomorrow. The more citizens that participate, the stronger the outcome.

The community charrette will take place on the following dates and times at the former New Covenant Methodist Church located at 2201 Bull Street in Savannah, GA.

Wednesday, March 21st, 6:00 PM
Saturday, March 24th, 2:00 PM
Tuesday, March 27th, 7:00 PM

Thursday, March 22nd through Monday, March 26th 9:00 AM – 6:30 PM
(*Not Open – Sunday, March 25th from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM)

An independent development Authority, SDRA is offering these efforts as a gift to the next generation.

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