Potential Sites

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Potential Sites 2018-08-08T14:53:16+00:00

The ad hoc committee considered a number of sites for the Tiny Home Village.  Criteria for choosing potential sites included:

  • 3/8 of a mile (or less) from public transportation
  • Services accessible
  • Water and sewer available
  • Current land use
  • Size of at least 1-3 acres
  • Whether in or out of flood plain
  • Cost to prepare site

Potential Sites Currently Being Considered:

The following are potential sites that are being considered.  Please note that if a more suitable site is suggested and/or donated, it may also be considered for the Tiny Home Village.

Address: 8207 Central Ave. NW

  • Major cross streets: Central & Unser
  • Size (acreage): 4.9
  • Ownership: Private
  • Pros: Large enough to accommodate substantial micro-industry, Close proximity to transportation and general services
  • Cons: Very far out

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Address: 7600 Southern Ave. SE

  • Major cross streets: Southern & Espanola
  • Size (acreage): 1.9 usable acres minus easement
  • Ownership: Public
  • Pros: City-owned, all utilities available, no drainage issues, ample room to accommodate on-site micro-enterprise
  • Cons: Includes large easement that is unbuildable, close to Van Buren Middle School, somewhat far from public transportation

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Address: 202-230 Louisiana Blvd. NE

  • Major cross streets: Louisiana & Domingo
  • Size (acreage): 1.382
  • Ownership: Private
  • Pros: Close to transportation, good size with room next door for expansion, closes to resources and services
  • Cons: Long lot configuration challenging for design, adjacent to single-family residences, owned by trust and could be difficult to purchase

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Address: 540 Paisano NE

  • Major cross streets: Juan Tabo & Paisano
  • Size (acreage): 5.04 acres
  • Ownership: Private
  • Pros: Large enough to house micro-enterprise on-site, at the end of a cul-de-sac, across from commercial properties, adjacent to senior living facility which could provide partnership opportunities
  • Cons: Could be costly to purchase, abuts single family and multi-family residential neighborhoods, everyday amenities such as grocery store not immediately accessible

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Address: 12900 Central SE

  • Major cross streets: Central & Western Skies
  • Size (acreage): 1.37 acres
  • Ownership: Private
  • Pros: MRA zone would require some commercial use (potential micro-enterprise),  Phase 1 environmental assessment done, in  a commercial strip area
  • Cons: MRA designation may pose challenges

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Address: 12910 Central SE

  • Major cross streets: Central & Western Skies
  • Size (acreage): 1.37 acres
  • Ownership: Private
  • Pros: MRA zone would require some commercial use (potential micro-enterprise), 5,000 square foot building could be repurposed, bank-owned and may go for below market price, in a commercial strip area
  • Cons: MRA designation may pose challenges, since bank-owned may take longer to acquire

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