was formulated into a project endorsed by City Council. The plan is for the 1200-acre area surrounding the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center and Owls Creek at its heart, bound by Birdneck Road, Norfolk Avenue, Pacific Avenue and General Booth Blvd.
The vision will:
In partnership with the Virginia Aquarium Foundation and the City Department of Parks & Recreation, EDSA http://www.edsaplan.com
, a professional planning firm, developed a comprehensive master planning team. The team led more than 830 residents and other stakeholders in identifying development opportunities for recreation, education, retail, tourism and culture. The possible areas included marine research centers, nature trails and open spaces.
Look for phased incorporation of the master plan in the coming years through private and non-profit investment and the City’s capital improvement program.