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Downtown Vitalization
Anita DeAmaral, Project Manager
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(831) 884-1278

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Downtown Vitalization is a priority Central  Marina   project. The goal is to create a Downtown District where the first business community of the Marina area began in the early 1900’s. The City’s focus will begin within the Reservation Road corridor, between the intersections of Del Monte  Boulevard and De Forest  Avenue including the Marina Main Post Office and  future  Monterey Salinas Transit (MST) countywide hub and mixed use development.  

The boundary of the Downtown Vitalization District is defined by the parcels along the North side of Reservation Road, the West side of Del Monte Boulevard, and the South side of Reindollar Avenue, west of Sunset Avenue. The entire  district is approximately 225 acres in area.  Proposed uses for this Vitalization District include mixed-use commercial/residential, residential, recreational, and civic uses.

Project History

From the late 1970’s through the 1990’s, numerous surveys, workshops and studies were completed in an attempt to revitalize the City’s existing commercial areas, especially after the closure of Fort Ord.  Recently several projects have helped revitalization of   Marina’s commercial area along Del Monte Boulevard and Reservation Road, including the MST Station, the adjacent mixed use projects and the Ramada Inn.

Creation of an attractive pedestrian-friendly and visitor-serving commercial district is key to Marina’s evolving identity and image.  Clearly, the creation of a Downtown Core along Reservation Road will require significant physical changes to the existing wide, auto-oriented thoroughfare.

View documents related to Downtown Vitalization in the Document Center.

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