Renderings reveal ideas for container park-design idea at vacant lot

DELRAY Beach front, Fla. — A vacant piece of land in Delray Beach front is remaining talked over for potential growth.

The 800 block of West Atlantic Avenue is an vacant field, but the Neighborhood Redevelopment Company has strategies to develop the land.

“It is the extremely starting phases,” board member Angie Grey advised WPTV.

Gray mentioned the designs are the start off to looking at what could function in the area. The renderings currently being demonstrated to the CRA board are of a container park-type style.

“We are just, once again, considering exterior of the box with this principle,” she stated.

Gray explained the board 1st saw the concept two several years in the past and felt it could healthy in the place.

4 various styles show options for leisure place, companies or even a doggy park.

CPZ Architects

800 block of Atlantic Avenue sketch 2

CPZ Architects

800 block of Atlantic Avenue sketch 3

CPZ Architects

800 block of Atlantic Avenue sketch 4

CPZ Architects

Angela Burns named it “a wonderful design and style, but completely wrong place, incorrect time.”

Burns, who has lived in Delray Beach for many years, reported the preliminary ideas don’t seem to meet the community’s wants and cater much more towards tourism.

“We want offices for small firms, you know, alternatives for persons who want to start out their possess organization,” Burns said.

Gray explained she needs the designs to include open up containers for locals to hire.

“We are building a different space that they really can afford to pay for,” she stated.

Grey claimed the designs are just a very first look at progress in the 800 block. She mentioned there will be numerous conferences for individuals to get associated and supply their comments.

“This is the time to voice their feeling about it,” Gray claimed. “Nothing’s in concrete.”

The Delray Seashore CRA will overview the layout strategies through Thursday afternoon’s board conference.