Wade Hampton Boulevard Strategic Plan

Map view of the Wade Hampton corridor study area


Area of Study:

The study area includes Wade Hampton Boulevard from Church Street to Pleasantburg Drive (City limits).


Timeline of the planning process for Wade Hampton Boulevard. Background research to be done in March


Next Steps:

  • A follow up meeting will take place in late June/early July to share initial concepts and idea. The time and date for this will be shared on this site in early June. 
  • An online interactive survey will allow input on the concepts for Wade Hampton and will be posted in early June. Stay tuned to this site for more information.

Community Input Process:

On Tuesday, May 29, 2018, the City of Greenville and Arnett Muldrow & Associates, the Greenville-based consulting firm hired to provide planning services for the Wade Hampton Boulevard Strategic Plan, kicked off a four-day public input process designed to gather community feedback on the future of Wade Hampton Boulevard. Throughout the week, City staff and members of the consultant team, which also includes Tom McGilloway with Mahan Rykiel Associates, Randy Wilson with Community Design Solutions and Eric Dillon with Infrastructure Consulting & Engineering, met with stakeholders such as neighborhood residents, merchants and property owners, as well as representatives from area institutions. A steering committee of business and property owners was established and is working with the consultant team during the process.

The City launched the first of three opportunities for the general public to participate in the process on Tuesday afternoon with a three-hour open studio at City Hall, where citizens could meet and interact with the consultant team in a small group setting. On Tuesday evening, the City hosted a public meeting at Bob Jones University. While the public meeting included a brief presentation by the consultant team on some of its initial analysis and market data, the majority of the meeting was devoted to a facilitated public input session. On Wednesday morning, the City hosted another open studio at City Hall for the general public to meet and interact with the consultant team.

Those who were unable to participate in person can still provide feedback by email at econdev@greenvillesc.gov or by phone at (864) 467-4401.  


Deliverables:

In addition to the final strategic plan, the consultant team will provide several key deliverables throughout the process, including a market assessment, renderings and conceptual plans of key projects, an overall illustrative plan, policy recommendations and an action-based implementation strategy.