Church Street / Huntersville

Church Street

 
 
APPROVED BY CITY COUNCIL-1977
 
 
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF PLAN OBJECTIVES
· Acquisition of the entire project area-175 buildings and 30 vacant lots
· Relocation assistance to residential and non-residential concerns
· Redevelopment of area into commercial, industrial, and institutional uses
· Rehabilitation of buildings of architectural or historical significance
· Provision of public improvements including open spaces, street system and upgraded public utilities
· Retention of established businesses and institutions in the area
 
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF IMPLEMENTED ACTIVITIES
· Acquired 145 properties
· Relocated 167 displaced residents and businesses
· Demolished 130 structures and 1 parking lot
· Disposed of 10 properties, including land for Post Office and MLK Park
· Completed surveys for highways, utilities, boundaries
· Designed and constructed Church Street and Church Street/Brambleton Avenue intersection
· Installed 53 street lights, walkways, and landscaping
· Developed MLK Park
 
TOTAL AMOUNT OF INVESTMENT THROUGH FISCAL YEAR 2008
CDBG $9,248,226
CIP $2,235,824
TOTAL $11,484,050

PLAN STATUS/RECOMMENDATIONS AND ANTICIPATED EXIT DATE
· Two (2) properties to dispose
Redevelopment opportunity between Virginia Beach Blvd and Brambleton moving forward; new office condo to house a doctor and architect. 


Huntersville 

 
APPROVED BY CITY COUNCIL-1980/UPDATED-1991/1997
The Maplewoods @ Olde Huntersville
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF PLAN OBJECTIVES
· Acquisition of all land and demolition of all structures in Huntersville II
· Provide relocation assistance to residents and businesses
· Improve public facilities including underground utilities, improved streets, curbs, gutters, and other site improvements as required
· Provide land for redevelopment by public and private entities for residential, commercial, institutional , and public uses

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF IMPLEMENTED ACTIVITIES
· Acquired 633 Properties
· Relocated 661 Residents
· Demolished 786 Structures
· Disposed of 24 parcels, includes parcels for McCloughs Paradise Apartments, Mt. Carmel Church, United House of Prayer, Garden Prayer Temple, Graves Funeral Home, Attucks Square and Attucks Square West, Barberton, and Medi Center
· Assisted 69 households with rehabilitation loans
· Designed and realigned Church Street from Goff to Virginia Beach Blvd
· Completed site development work for the Barberton/Attucks Square
· Installed street lights
· Completed new streets in the area of Anne and Outten Streets
· Developed Huntersville Park at Goff Street & Tidewater Drive
· Developed 4 parking lots to serve new commercial development
· Installed drainage improvements and retention pond the serve Goff and Smith Street area
· Provided 95 loans for new construction through the HOME program
· Renovated and expanded the Attucks Theater
· Developed 32 single-family houses in Westchurch, 24 at Attucks Square West, 28 at Attucks Square
· Provided 3 Façade Improvement Grants for Businesses
· Constructed 12 Townhomes along Church Street

TOTAL AMOUNT OF INVESTMENTS THROUGH FISCAL YEAR 2008
CDBG $18,838,192
CIP $1,243,293
HOME $324,688
OTHER $559,744
TOTAL $20,965,917

PLAN STATUS/RECOMMENDATIONS AND ANTICIPATED EXIT DATE
· Two (2) properties remain to be acquired based on Amendment 2
· Develop 7 remaining Authority owned sites, 3 of which are currently under option
· Expected current plan will be completed within 5 years
· Recommend possible expansion of Huntersville II area to East, or designate Olde Huntersville as a new Conservation Project
· “Vibration-less” low impact pile support for townhomes has received stakeholder support – development to continue on schedule with the first unit to be complete in April 2010.

Homeowners in surrounding area (10) now eligible for equity secure program
 

Redevelopment Project
Active Project

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