Managed preservation strategies for the property, including a feasibility study to identify a productive new use for the property. Successfully wrote nomination to place the property on the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s 11-Most Endangered List for 2011. Currently completing Tax Credit Applications for the Mansion Rehabilitation.
We work in community and economic development, historic preservation and tourism planning. We use digital visualization to make the stories of the past and the stories of the future come alive. We engage in creative strategic planning to develop a map to the community’s future success. We offer hands-on project management to ensure that the best-laid plans are followed through to Create Vitality Through Heritage.
Planning and preservation issues are complex.
Our goal is to make plans that are user-friendly and implementation focused.
Belmead Preservation Plan
Strategic Plan recommending ways historic Falmouth, Jamaica could improve outcomes from a new international cruise ship port development. Included public outreach process with over 200 stakeholder interviews to develop preservation, interpretation and wayfinding, economic development, and community engagement strategies.
Created a brand and identity for the historic Belmead property. Developed a series of brochures, interpretive signage and materials, management of social media and web presence and drafting of electronic and paper newsletters.
Completed a comprehensive planning process and wrote the comprehensive plan for the community of Lindsay. A goal of the process was to create a user friendly document, easy for a small city planning staff to implement. Managed mapping and graphics for team.
Wrote two sub area plans to accommodate industrial and residential growth in El Reno, OK. Plan introduced new zoning classifications, land use strategies and ordinance to support plan.
With local partner, completed a comprehensive planning process and wrote the comprehensive plan for the community of Tecumseh. The plan focused on existing community assets and opportunities for community development. Managed mapping and graphics for team.
Writing design guidelines and ordinance governing treatment of structures in local historic district. Project includes creation of educational process with focus on creating user friendly documents and fact sheets illustrating preservation concepts for a lay audience.
Writing National Register Nominations for the Waco and Opie Turner Home and First Presbyterian Church of Ardmore. Includes archival research, site documentation and mapping.
With local partner, completed a comprehensive planning process and wrote the comprehensive plan for the community of Seminole. The plan focused on existing community assets and opportunities for community development. Managed mapping and graphics for team.
To support a full feasibility study for a flash freeze facility for local produce in the Central Virginia Region, analyzed likely agricultural supply and market demand for the frozen vegetables and prepared, packaged meals. Techniques includes telephone and web survey, GIS map and statistical analysis.
Worked with SNPT staff, managed media outreach and designed flyers and brochures to promote a local photo contest celebrating the 75th Anniversary of Shenandoah National Park. Resulted in over 70 photographers (including nearly 20 children) submitting over 200 photos, to encourage local residents to interact creatively with their park.
Local Food Feasibility Study
Falmouth Tourism Assessment
Lindsay Comprehensive Plan
Outreach & Interpretation
Partners for Place | 2858 Garth Road, Charlottesville, VA 22901 | 434.906.7980
The City of Woodward is a thriving regional hub in western Oklahoma facing increasing growth pressure. Wanting to be good stewards of public dollars and resources while also creating a place with a thriving quality of life, the community is pursuing a new comprehensive plan. We are leading the planning process and writing a plan to guide the city and region forward.
- Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credits
- National Register Nominations
Community Branding & Identity