Survey results are now available. See home page for the full report.
Updated: May 29 2019
o Awareness of the project is high: 90% know at least a little; 50% know a lot or have been active
o Sentiment toward the project is mostly negative (62%). Those who live close to the site and pass it most often were more likely to have strongly negative views of the project.
o People learn about the project most from their neighbors (55%) o Also Daily Camera (41%) and City outreach (40%)
• Concerns about negative impacts outweigh perceived benefits, especially with those in adjacent neighborhoods.
• The top concerns
parking overflow into the neighborhood (71%)
longer commute times (68%)
loss of views (67%)
Top perceived benefits (more positive than negative)
Architectural contributions (52%)
Senior housing (39%)
Common community space (36%)
Support for permanently affordable housing is split equally
Retail space and offices skew not viewed as beneficial
o 78% of people found the highest density scenario (330 units) unacceptable.
o Support impact studies (87%) and community input (84%).
o Most are in favor of low density, height limits, and the landmarking of historic sites (shopping centers).
o Views are mixed about affordable housing and civic offices.