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st stanislaus square bollen eskenazi horton manzke saerďŹ eld wagner


st. stanislaus is

a public space

st. stanislaus isn’t

a desnaon

history st stanislaus square bollen eskenazi horton manzke saerďŹ eld wagner


history st stanislaus square bollen eskenazi horton manzke saerďŹ eld wagner


1909

history st stanislaus square bollen eskenazi horton manzke saerďŹ eld wagner


world war I

world war 2

1936

1923 1940

history st stanislaus square bollen eskenazi horton manzke saerďŹ eld wagner


1966 Penn Park Proposal

history st stanislaus square bollen eskenazi horton manzke saerďŹ eld wagner


1874

1907

history: density and use st stanislaus square bollen eskenazi horton manzke satterfield wagner based on: Pittsburg Historic Images, Maps Database


1929

present

history: density and use st stanislaus square bollen eskenazi horton manzke satterfield wagner based on: Pittsburg Historic Images, Maps Database


1906

Aerial photo of Strip District from Downtown (1906) source: Historic Pittsburgh Image Collection

1965

Aerial photo of Strip District from Downtown (1965) source: Historic Pittsburgh Image Collection

history: density and use st stanislaus square bollen eskenazi horton manzke satterfield wagner


”Penn Park “ Proposal, 1966

Model of proposed “Penn Park” project source: Historic Pittsburgh Image Collection

Aerial photo of Strip District / Downtown, highlighting area to be cleared for “Penn Park” project source: Historic Pittsburgh Image Collection

Artist’s Rendering of proposed “Penn Park” project source: Historic Pittsburgh Image Collection

history: 1960’s urban renewal st stanislaus square bollen eskenazi horton manzke satterfield wagner


St. Stanislaus Historic Uses: Railyard Heavy Industrial Church School Mixed Use

Railroad uses clash with Church, School and Residenal programs along froner like edge of mixed and industrial uses.

_Allegheny Valley Railroad proposes re-introducing Commuter Line on Railroad Street easement Current Uses: Church Coffee shop Restaurants Arts & Cras Offices

_Torentum Bridge Park & Ride and Convenon Center (11th St.) bookend route with intermediate stops _Influx of commuters will smulate St. Stanislaus and by extenon, the Strip, and Downtown Pisburgh _Commuter line runs on non-standard gauge track

Vehicular traffic replaces railroad but remains percieved division between The Strip and riverside programs. Smaller programs infill post-industrial structures

_Scheduled compleon 2011 _Friends of the Strip showed strong support for Commuter Line and other Strip District revitalizaon efforts in November 2008 meeng

current / historic st stanislaus square bollen eskenazi horton manzke saerfield wagner


San Lorenzo Historic Uses: Church Residenal Central Market

Train Staon, Central Market, and San Lorenzo form corridor of transoportaon, economy, and instuonal programs

_Train Staon, Central Market, and San Lorenzo are the gateway to Florence Current Uses: Church Residenal Central Market Shops Street market Street vendors inhabit intersal public spaces to capitalize on pedestrian corridor from transportaon hub to landmarks (church)

_Corridor of amenies correlates with Smallman Street’s connecon to Downtown and potenal gateway status _Street vendors and tradional shops could serve as model for St. Stanislaus redevelopment _Historical market serves to anchor other ammenies similarly to St. Stanislaus former status as center of goods and trade

current / historic st stanislaus square bollen eskenazi horton manzke saerďŹ eld wagner


local condions st stanislaus square bollen eskenazi horton manzke saerďŹ eld wagner


vehicular traďŹƒc st stanislaus square bollen eskenazi horton manzke saerďŹ eld wagner


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5 4 parking st stanislaus square bollen eskenazi horton manzke saerďŹ eld wagner


pedestrian movement st stanislaus square bollen eskenazi horton manzke saerďŹ eld wagner


truck depot

st. stanislaus contemporary arts center church rectory offices mon aimée chocolate café & pamela’s

smallman plaza

building uses st stanislaus square

pnc

bollen eskenazi horton manzke saerfield wagner

book outlet


acve spaces st stanislaus square bollen eskenazi horton manzke saerďŹ eld wagner


‘Public’ Space vs Transitory Space

uses and acvies st stanislaus square bollen eskenazi horton manzke saerfield wagner


Desnaons and Textures

uses and acvies st stanislaus square bollen eskenazi horton manzke saerďŹ eld wagner


Pedestrian vs Vehicular Space

uses and acvies st stanislaus square bollen eskenazi horton manzke saerďŹ eld wagner


Penn Ave as Desnaon

uses and acvies st stanislaus square bollen eskenazi horton manzke saerďŹ eld wagner


Greenscape as Entryway

uses and acvies st stanislaus square bollen eskenazi horton manzke saerďŹ eld wagner


secons st stanislaus square bollen eskenazi horton manzke saerďŹ eld wagner


church commercial mixed use private home / business

plan st stanislaus square bollen eskenazi horton manzke saerďŹ eld wagner


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parking and uses st stanislaus square bollen eskenazi horton manzke saerďŹ eld wagner


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neighborhood streets st stanislaus square bollen eskenazi horton manzke saerďŹ eld wagner


91a/s

2000 ft

86a/b

54c

bus routes st stanislaus square bollen eskenazi horton manzke saerďŹ eld wagner


21st st. coffee and tea society for contemporary craft st. stanislaus kostka church

hours of operaon st stanislaus square bollen eskenazi horton manzke saerďŹ eld wagner


many men walk alone, no women women are usually in pairs younger demographics in groups of 3-4 occasional couples by the parking area periods when there is nobody in sight predominant traďŹƒc through Smallman St. is this area racially segregated? socially homogeneous

ST. STANISLAUS IS: WEEKDAY DAY

predominantly white 25-35 age range

a giant parking lot the cra building aracts primarily females weekday day st stanislaus square bollen eskenazi horton manzke saerďŹ eld wagner


adjacent to nightlife not scaled for pedestrians at mes, undesirable

heavy traffic away from downtown pedestrians primarily cross diagonally (not on the crosswalk) 9 cyclists observed 7 outbound, 2 inbound 1 ‘undesirable’ spent 25 minutes sing on the east sidewalk offsite Club Zoo line with 200+ white, 20-35 y-o

ST. STANISLAUS IS: WEEKDAY NIGHT

a throughway

150+ cars observed in 30 minutes weekday night st stanislaus square bollen eskenazi horton manzke saerfield wagner


for weddings and mass an arts and cras center parking, parking, parking adjacent to Penn Ave. observed from coee shop, in front of church in a 3 min. period, 60 cars passed through people crossed smallman to get to Penn Ave. Shops

3 cyclists crossed the area

ST. STANISLAUS IS: WEEKEND DAY

seasonally evenul

mostly white wedding at the church. exhibit at Cra Center. demonstraons outside (woodturning, ceramics). markets on Penn Ave. weekend day st stanislaus square bollen eskenazi horton manzke saerďŹ eld wagner


quality or design flaw? church works as a landmark people walk short distances, lile pedestrian traffic lack of sidewalks and crosswalks closed sign at the coffeeshop older crowd clubs start later, stores close earlier

ST. STANISLAUS IS: WEEKEND NIGHT

closed during key hours rarely occupied at the warehouses divided by an alleyway to Penn Ave. a place where people travel in pairs width of smallman unscaled to its adjacent buildings

weekend night st stanislaus square bollen eskenazi horton manzke saerfield wagner


ST. STANISLAUS IS: complicated

uses and acvies st stanislaus square bollen eskenazi horton manzke saerďŹ eld wagner


DAYTIME

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uses and acvies st stanislaus square bollen eskenazi horton manzke saerďŹ eld wagner


ST. STANISLAUS SQUARE

KATZ PLAZA

LEVELS OF ‘PUBLIC’ SPACES

ROSYLIN PLACE

CHATHAM VILLAGE

uses and acvies st stanislaus square bollen eskenazi horton manzke saerfield wagner


SCHOUWBURGPLEIN - ROTTERDAM WEST 8

FROM SIDEKICK TO DESTINATION

contemporary brainstorm st stanislaus square bollen eskenazi horton manzke saer eld wagner


contemporary brainstorm st stanislaus square bollen eskenazi horton manzke saerďŹ eld wagner


HYDRAULIC CRANES

contemporary brainstorm st stanislaus square bollen eskenazi horton manzke saer eld wagner


AIR EXHAUSTS

contemporary brainstorm st stanislaus square bollen eskenazi horton manzke saer eld wagner


FOUNTAIN

contemporary brainstorm st stanislaus square bollen eskenazi horton manzke saer eld wagner


BENCHES

contemporary brainstorm st stanislaus square bollen eskenazi horton manzke saer eld wagner


INTERACTIVITY

contemporary brainstorm st stanislaus square bollen eskenazi horton manzke saer eld wagner


THEATERPLEIN - ANTWERPEN SECCHI & VIGANO

FROM UNCOVERED TO PINPOINTED

contemporary brainstorm st stanislaus square bollen eskenazi horton manzke saer eld wagner


contemporary brainstorm st stanislaus square bollen eskenazi horton manzke saerďŹ eld wagner


AXIS

SPACES

STREET

ANTICHAMBRE

contemporary brainstorm st stanislaus square bollen eskenazi horton manzke saerďŹ eld wagner


ST STANISLAUS BLEEDS.

contemporary brainstorm st stanislaus square bollen eskenazi horton manzke saer eld wagner


contemporary brainstorm st stanislaus square bollen eskenazi horton manzke saerďŹ eld wagner


contemporary brainstorm st stanislaus square bollen eskenazi horton manzke saerďŹ eld wagner


contemporary brainstorm st stanislaus square bollen eskenazi horton manzke saerďŹ eld wagner


contemporary brainstorm st stanislaus square bollen eskenazi horton manzke saerďŹ eld wagner


contemporary brainstorm st stanislaus square bollen eskenazi horton manzke saerďŹ eld wagner


contemporary brainstorm st stanislaus square bollen eskenazi horton manzke saerďŹ eld wagner


St. Stanislaus Square  

Work done at Urban Design Theory & Methods

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