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Posted on: August 1, 2022

Downtown Steering Committee presents revitalization plan

Downtown Allen revitalization logo - Dare to Dream

JULY 12, 2022 - The Downtown Steering Committee presented its final report to City Council during the July 12 meeting.

The Downtown Allen Revitalization Plan is the result of nearly a year of community input through workshops, events, surveys and meetings. It provides a vision, goals and an implementation plan to revitalize Allen’s downtown and turn it into the vibrant heart of the city.

Digital map representing Downtown Allen and markers for future revitalization planning

Phase one of this multi-stage plan recommends the creation of a community gathering space, additional outdoor spaces and adaptive reuse of the former post office in downtown Allen. Watch the full presentation

Digital renderings of potential outdoor spaces in Downtown Allen and potential uses of the former po

Councilmembers thanked the citizen-led committee and consultant Stantec for their work in leading this input-driven process. Though the plan provides a framework for council reference, no specific developments or changes to Downtown Allen land use were considered by Council during the July 12 meeting.

A copy of the Downtown Revitalization Plan is available on the Downtown Allen - Dare to Dream website.

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