Upcoming changes to downtown Victoria

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The master plan will be presented on September 21 during the municipal council

Changes Coming to Downtown Victoria – This conceptual render provided by consulting firm Freese & Nichols shows what DeLeon Plaza could look like as the city begins to implement the community-driven downtown master plan.

VICTORIA, Texas – There will be some changes to downtown Victoria as part of a downtown master plan project. The plan is developed based on feedback from hundreds of Victoria residents. The changes include, but are not limited to:

  • An enlarged DeLeon Plaza,
  • better parking management, and
  • a night market

You can view a draft downtown master plan and submit your comments at www.victoriatx.gov/masterplans.

The downtown master plan will serve as a guide to improving the downtown core. It will also implement the changes that residents have mentioned they would like to see. The document was written by consulting firm Freese & Nichols. He understands:

  • a summary of residents’ feedback,
  • an analysis of downtown conditions,
  • a vision statement,
  • conceptual renderings,
  • implementation strategies, and
  • a detailed list of action items

The plan will also be on display during the Downtown Victoria Art Walk on Friday, September 10 at City Hall, 105 W. Juan Linn Street. Freeze & Nichols and representatives from Victoria Main Street were available to answer questions from residents.

At the city council meeting on September 21, Freese & Nichols will present the master plan. The plan is also expected to be adopted at the October 19 meeting.

You can get more information by contacting Main Street Program Director Danielle Williams at 361-485-3060. You can also visit www.victoriatx.gov/masterplans.


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