Category Archives: K Street

Midtown Development is Good

And what it is really good for is increasing the Downtown/Midtown synergy and economy by increasing the number of people who will live, work and shop there—and because of the existing lot layout, sometimes building up is the only real … Continue reading

Posted in demographics, K Street

Getting Civic Projects Going

It is a difficult process, as we haave seen with the revitalization of our downtown, and this article from Governing Magazine suggests an answer. An excerpt. In March, Mayor Bob Buckhorn dedicated the latest section of Tampa’s Riverwalk, which now stretches … Continue reading

Posted in Capital Mall, K Street, Railyards

Arena Inspired Development

Another article about it from the Sacramento Bee, validating the wisdom of putting the arena downtown. An excerpt. A handful of downtown Sacramento’s most blighted, troublesome properties are suddenly getting attention. Thanks to a revived economy, the gravitational pull of … Continue reading

Posted in Golden I Center, K Street

Pedestrian Malls & K Street

Though the K Street Mall might finally realize its potential due to the Kings arena and related development, new ideas from others who have turned around pedestrian malls are always good, as are these from Governing Magazine. An excerpt. Once inaccessible and crime-ridden, Charlottesville, … Continue reading

Posted in Government, K Street

Arena Art

The story just keeps getting better as this wonderful art work appears to be headed our way, as reported by the Sacramento Bee. An excerpt. The city of Sacramento and the Kings have agreed to commission world-renowned artist Jeff Koons … Continue reading

Posted in Capital Mall, K Street

Arena & Light Rail

In yet another consequence of the new arena going in, there might be a long overdue upgrade—in cleanliness and security—to the local light rail to encourage more people to use it to and from games, as reported by the Sacramento … Continue reading

Posted in Capital Mall, K Street, Transportation

King’s Plans

These new drawings of the development planned around the arena are wonderful, and you can check them out at Sactown Magazine at http://www.sactownmag.com/Blog/2014/Kings-release-new-renderings-of-mixed-use-tower-and-plaza/

Posted in Capital Mall, K Street