streetscape http://wxpr.org en Public Sees Proposed Rhinelander Downtown Upgrade http://wxpr.org/post/public-sees-proposed-rhinelander-downtown-upgrade <p> The architects&nbsp; formally revealed the compromise choice for the traffic pattern and design in a redeveloped downtown Rhinelander last night.&nbsp; As part of a city and Downtown Rhinelander, Inc. project, the city will undertake underground reconstruction and the streets and sidewalks will be rebuilt through a redesign.</p><p><br />After a public meeting in April, the design team took the input and after several more meetings came up with a compromise, having two-way traffic with angle parking on one side, parallel parking on the other.</p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:06:19 +0000 Ken Krall 21538 at http://wxpr.org Public Sees Proposed Rhinelander Downtown Upgrade Public Gets To See Possible New Downtown Rhinelander http://wxpr.org/post/public-gets-see-possible-new-downtown-rhinelander <p>Rhinelander residents and business owners had a chance to see five possible ideas for what a new downtown would look like.</p><p>City officials are planning an upgrade of the underground utilities in 2016 with a primary focus on Davenport, Brown and Stevens Streets. Along with the utility work upgrade, the city and Downtown Rhinelander would like to remake how the downtown appears at street level.</p><p>Gary Becker from Vierbicher Associates told attendees last night Rhinelander has a major economic impact in its trade area...</p><p><i><u> </u></i></p> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 23:54:53 +0000 Ken Krall 17708 at http://wxpr.org Public Gets To See Possible New Downtown Rhinelander Rhinelander Looking Into Downtown Improvements http://wxpr.org/post/rhinelander-looking-downtown-improvements <p>A committee of city leaders in Rhinelander has selected a company to outline an economic development initiative for downtown.&nbsp; The plan from Vierbicher&nbsp;Associates will also look into giving Brown Street a bit of a facelift, by conducting a streetscape study.</p><p>Rhinelander City Administrator Blaine Oborn says doing a streetscape…is kind of like landscaping, for a downtown sidewalk.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 03 Jun 2013 21:45:11 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 3114 at http://wxpr.org