Amite City Downtown Economic Redevelopment Plan: Amite, LA

Client: Town of Amite City, Louisiana

Summary: The Downtown Economic Redevelopment Plan establishes a vital, yet flexible framework for a sustainable, smart future. Developing the plan was a critical step in expanding the town’s economic role while protecting and enhancing its rich cultural and ecological resources. To gain the necessary public input that is critical to any revitalization plan, Dana Brown & Associates, Inc.* completed an extensive public outreach plan including benchmarking surveys, interview, and public workshops. The completed plan serves as a resource for the community to use when considering development proposals, obtaining grants, and prioritizing community needs.

Services:

  • Conducted public outreach to gain support and input from the community, including two public workshops, benchmarking surveys, and a final presentation to the public
  • Completed extensive analysis utilizing GIS mapping
  • Developed an extensive Downtown District Redevelopment Plan, incorporating land use and zoning, economic revitalization, urban design, infrastructure, transportation, housing, and recreation and open space
  • Created a brand for the Town of Amite City through the design of district banners, festival signage, and street signs

* formerly known as BROWN+DANOS landdesign, inc.

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