Friday, January 14, 2011

January 14th Update

Greetings and Happy New Year to all!

Our consultants at Vaughn & Melton shared an article regarding the City of Chicago's road diet for Lawrence Avenue which has similarities to the proposal for Cumberland Avenue. Check out the articles here and here. Below are photos of the Lawrence Avenue street conditions.

Existing streetscape conditions on Lawrence Ave. east of Western. Photo courtesy Ald. Eugene Schulter.

(From: Center Square Journal, July 6, 2010)

Proposed streetscape conditions (not finalized) on Lawrence east of Western. Photo courtesy Ald. Eugene Schulter

(From: Center Square Journal, July 6, 2010)

The Cumberland Avenue Corridor project is continuing with detail design work and preliminary plans.

Weekend Opportunities
Saturday January 15, 2011
17th Annual Eskimo Escapades
Volunteer Landing
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m

YWCA Race Against Racism 5K & 1 Mile Walk
YWCA Phyllis Wheatley Center
Registration: 11:30 am
Race: 1 pm
5 K Run / 1 Mile Walk to Celebrate Diversity.

Sunday January 16, 2011
MLK "A Night with the Arts"
Bijou Theatre
6:00 PM
Performances by A Night with the Arts Tribute, Knoxville Symphony Orchestra, Knoxville Opera and the MLK Choir.
Monday January 17, 2011

Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade
MLK Blvd.
10:00 AM
Annual Parade starting at Tabernacle Baptist Church and concluding at Great Warner AME Zion Church

Thanks for your continued interest! Have a safe and fun weekend and here's to a prosperous 2011!

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