North Monroe Gateway (I-10 to Tharpe St)
Many visitors, residents, and former residents, including those coming to FSU and FAMU football games, enter Tallahassee via North Monroe Street. Currently, the automobile-oriented streetscape and empty or underutilized properties along the corridor do not make an attractive or thriving first impression. Investment in the corridor through streetscaping and pedestrian/bicycle safety enhancements, that will improve this entrance into the City and catalyze further redevelopment of the properties.
Creates northern gateway entrance into Tallahassee that clearly identifies and brands Tallahassee from Interstate 10 to Seventh Avenue.
Improves safety through pedestrian and bicycle enhancements.
Complements the Midtown Sense of Place Project (landscaping along Monroe Street from Tharpe Street to the Thomasville Road intersection), creating a continuous entrance.
Estimated Cost: $9.4 million
Improves aesthetics to promote reinvestment and improves the quality of life for residents and daily commuters.