Save the Date! Downtown Imagined: Community Input Meetings on August 11!

Join us for information, conversation, and imagination at the Downtown Imagined: Community Input Meetings on Monday, August 11!

The purpose of the Downtown Imagined: Community Input Meetings are to gather community ideas and thoughts about the future of Downtown Chapel Hill and to receive community input on the updated concept and expanded draft plan that includes all of downtown.

When: Monday, August 11, 2014
What time: Two identical drop-in meetings will be held at the following times:
– 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., with a brief overview presentation at 12:15 p.m.
– 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., with a brief overview presentation at 5:15 p.m.

Where: Both meetings will be held in the Great Room at University Baptist Church, at the corner of Franklin and Columbia Streets (100 S. Columbia Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514). To get to the Great Room, please use the church entrance that is located at the back of the church; signs will guide you to the Great Room.

Parking: For information about places to park when coming to the meeting, please visit http://www.parkonthehill.com

This planning effort expands on the early work of Rosemary Imagined. Downtown Imagined will build upon the work and community input from Rosemary Imagined to develop a plan for all of downtown. The goal of this effort is to develop a vision for the future of the downtown that emphasizes the Town’s focus on connections, choices, and community.

For more information about the Downtown Imagined process, visit http://www.rosemaryimagined.com or watch this video at http://vimeo.com/100352539

For questions, please contact Megan Wooley, community sustainability planner for the Town of Chapel Hill, and Meg McGurk, executive director for the Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership at info@rosemaryimagined.com. Megan can also be reached at 919-969-5059, and Meg can be reached at 919-967-9440.

Read all about it! Rosemary Imagined is expanding to Downtown Imagined!

We have some exciting news! Rosemary Imagined is expanding to become Downtown Imagined!

Starting in mid-July, the Rosemary Imagined planning process (which focused on developing a vision and plan for Rosemary Street) is expanding to include all of downtown, including Franklin Street. The newly named – “Downtown Imagined” – is the planning process that will build upon the work and community input from Rosemary Imagined to develop a plan for all of downtown!

Want to learn more? Check out this 2-minute VIDEO!

We want to hear your ideas for Downtown Chapel Hill. We will be holding two informal, drop-in sessions, so please come and share your ideas for Franklin, Rosemary, Henderson, Church, and all the streets that make our downtown great.

When are the drop-in sessions?
– Monday, July 21st from noon-1:00pm at Lime Fresh Mexican Grill, 140 W. Franklin Street
– Wednesday, July 23rd from 5:00-6:00pm at Tru Deli, 114 Henderson Street

For information about places to park when coming to the sessions, please visit http://www.parkonthehill.com

Can’t make either of these sessions? No worries! You can contact us through email or by phone to share your ideas. To reach Meg and Megan, email info@rosemaryimagined.com or call Meg McGurk at 919-967-9440 and Megan Wooley at 919-969-5059.

In early August, we will be holding a large community meeting to gather more thoughts about downtown Chapel Hill and to share a draft concept map and plan for downtown. More information coming soon.

For more information about the Downtown Imagined process, visit http://www.rosemaryimagined.com

We hope to see you soon!