Main Street

State College Downtown Master Plan

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Working with a partnership of State College Borough, Penn State University, and Downtown State College, Inc., Mahan Rykiel led a planning and design team in preparation of a master plan for the community’s downtown. The plan focused on establishing and marketing a strong downtown identity; establishing a framework to create an attractive and vibrant public […]

Waverly Main Street Master Plan

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Mahan Rykiel led a master planning effort for Waverly, one of Baltimore’s “Main Street” communities. The process was anchored by an intensive three-day charrette with the purpose of developing a framework to guide continued revitalization of the Waverly commercial district.

Vermont Economic Recovery

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Mahan Rykiel is part of a Vermont Downtown Action Team (VDAT) retained by the Vermont Downtown Program to work with eight towns impacted by Tropical Storm Irene.

Baltimore Downtown Open Space Master Plan

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The Downtown Partnership of Baltimore (DPOB) and the City of Baltimore prepared a Downtown Strategic Plan to guide continued revitalization of Baltimore’s central business district. A critical focus of this plan was to identify a strategic approach to improving the public realm to help attract and retain employers, residents and visitors.