South Westminster Transit Oriented Development [TOD] is a 100 acre redevelopment of an existing industrial neighborhood into a vibrant, mixed use neighborhood. The existing site [which required significant environmental remediation] is located adjacent to the Boulder/ Denver commuter rail tracks and was selected as the site for the first stop along this line out of Denver’s Union Station. The site is also adjacent to a significant regional urban drainage area that is now envisioned as a community park. The site program includes 1,100 units of housing; 334,000 sq. ft. of retail space; 240,000 sq. ft. of commercial office space; 67,000 sq. ft. of industrial space, and a series of pocket parks, a main street and a town green.
Transform a low density industrial site into a higher density, mixed-use Transit Orientated Development.
Update Palo Alto’s zoning ordinance through overlay zones that allow for mixed-use buildings and increased density in an appropriate and responsible way that enhances neighborhood character and walkability.
- Reconnecting the existing urban fabric
- Replacing a dead mall with a vibrant transit oriented neighborhood
- Creating an attractive and vibrant neighborhood adjacent to transit