Eclectic Renewal: Old Town Lafayette Revitalization Plan

Date: 1/1/2022 - 5/31/2022

Eclectic Renewal: Old Town Lafayette Revitalization Plan

Student Researcher: Lauren Kelly and Ana Rae Miller

Client: Lafayette Urban Renewal Authority
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This project focuses on connecting the three main corridors of Old Town Lafayette: Public Road, East Simpson Street, and Baseline Road. Challenges facing Old Town include discontinuous street frontage and activity, a lack of safe and engaging pedestrian infrastructure, and the need for cohesive district branding and design. Revitalization efforts in Old Town can promote the eclectic, creative, and diverse community through the goals of placemaking, connection, and activation. After determining priority areas for revitalization, Eclectic Renewal proposes design strategies and concepts based on three revitalization principles: address urban voids, activate amenity zones, and provide wayfinding. 


Colorado Center for Community Development

CU Denver

CU Denver Building

1250 14th Street


Denver, CO 80202


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