City Center Master Plan 2003
Since the inception of that plan, over $23.6 million in public and private dollars have been invested into the City Center. The City Center Master Plan has certainly been a catalyst for growth in Greenwood!
Completed March 2014
This project, awarded to Sossaman Constrction (Gaffney, SC) included new sidewalk installation, to include brick paver insets to match the sidewalk improvements already completed throughout the Uptown. It also included the installation of new pedestrian level decorative street lights, relocated utilities underground, decorative crosswalks, road paving and new landscaping.
Before/After - Main Street
Before/After - Oak Ave
West Court Avenue streetscape project began in September 2013 as the 11th phase of the implementation of the City Center Master Plan. The construction included the entire stretch of W. Court Ave from Main Street to Monument Street at the Greenwood County Courthouse. This project included new sidewalks with decorative brick paver band, new decorative lighting, relocating utilities underground, new decorative crosswalks and new landscaping.
Before/After: W. Court Ave
The Greenwood County Library received Silver LEED Certification for its new facility, which opened in September 2010. It is South Carolina’s first LEED-certified public library. The building was designed by Craig Gaulden Davis and constructed by Yeargin Potter Shackleford Construction. The project was funded by the local Capital Projects Sales Tax.
Take a moment to view the video below, filmed by the City Manager in August 2014 which explains the importance of this new streetscape to the community.
Street Scape Proposal from Greenwood Calendar on Vimeo.
Construction on the Uptown Market Project began September 19, 2014. Crews with Satterfield Construction removed the old asphalt parking. New storm drainage and the underground water and sewer utilities that will serve the market restrooms were installed. The parking lot was paved and landscaping was installed.
Construction on the remainder of the project began in early April of this year, with estimated project completion near the end of December 2015. The project was awarded to Melloul-Blamey (Greenville,SC). The plans include the market pavilion structure, restroom facilities, interactive fountain, additional landscaping, lighting, elevated lawn and plaza.
This project is funded with the investment of local hospitality taxes in partnership with the V. Kann Rasmussen Foundation, the Self Regional Healthcare Foundation, the Self Family Foundation, the City of Greenwood, the Greenwood Commissioners of Public Works, and the Greenwood Metropolitan District.
July 2015 In Progress