McGowan Russell Group Inc. has been engaged by the City of Winnipeg to prepare a comprehensive Streetscaping Revitalization Strategy for Academy Road within the limits of the Academy Road BIZ.
This will be a long term project but work is expected to start in the summer of 2014 including:
1) Refurbishing existing banner poles
2) Entry Signs at west and east entrance to the Academy Road BIZ district
3) New banner poles including six poles with electrical connection
The other phases over the next ten years include:
Physical Improvements to existing streetscape infrastructure including, tree pits/street trees, sidewalk renewal, annual planters, Christmas displays, wayfinding, additional banners, new street tree planting, more pocket parks/gathering places, new murals, and planters
The types of entry signs, proposed pocket parks, tree wells, banner poles, location of wayfinding stations and much more information available in the attached plans.
Take a look and let me know if you have any questions or suggestions.