What could a waterfront community look like?
Last week there was a lot of talk about the waterfront. Specifically, Mike Fitzgerald wondered why the waterfront still sits mostly idle, and his readers provided plenty of comment fodder. I responded with an idea to develop the waterfront into a mixed-use community. But what would this kind of development look like? While people like myself and Fitzgerald write about what could be built, someone has actually sketched out these ideas. A firm called Racestudio helped the city develop the Waterfront and Fremont Neighborhood Master Plan in 2008-2009 which features some renderings of how waterfront development could play out. The plan depicts the area as a vibrant, thriving neighborhood with a mixture of restaurants, offices, parks, apartments and….