Visualizations of proposed Waban Village Center Districts

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Issue summary

The Waban Area Council have begun the process of applying the proposed zoning to discreet Waban parcels in Google Earth Pro. Shown below is the link to VC1/VC2 visualizations presented at our December 2022 meeting.

This webpage hosts recent 3D visualizations for the Strong Block parcel. 

Issue full description

The process of 3D imaging:

  • Import shape files for the individual parcels from the City of Newton GIS database (provides in situ parcel boundaries and existing buildings.)
  • The utilization of measurement tools for the implementation the proposed zoning (dimensional controls) in order to create and overlay lot specific zoning envelopes.
  • Provides visualization of the proposed zoning envelopes in the existing built environment.

The Waban Area Council gave a presentation and held a discussion of the rezoned residential parcels on Beacon St/Manitoba Rd/Waban Ave. Here is the link to the presentation - link.

 

Here is recent work of the proposed zoning of the Strong Block parcel to VC2. Clicking on the image bring up a larger version.

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Strong Block ariel-1

 

Zoning legend utilized in the 3D imaging.