Supporting Legacy Retail Districts

December 2019

Target Audience: Sarasota County, FL

Self-Initiated Project

Sarasota County has a legacy of midcentury strip retail that was platted for multiple owners. The dispersed ownership of small legacy retail buildings offers distinct benefits when compared with single-owner retail centers or highway detached retail:

In this project, I proposed small and sensible urban design gestures, such as crosswalks and street furniture, to make shopping a more pleasant and convenient experience in legacy retail districts.