The Office of Planning and Economic Development (OPED), Planning Division,completed the Barnum Station Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Master Plan and the Adaptive Reuse Strategy for 889 Barnum Avenue (Tower Place), a former Remington Arms factory site, in 2017.
The TOD Plan was awarded the Urbanism Award in Transit-Oriented Development by the New England Chapter of the Congress for the New Urbanism. The Plan will be a guide for reinvestment that will re-position the ½ mile area around the future Barnum Station as a transit-oriented and a mixed-use hub, which will catalyze economic growth in the city’s East Side, East End and Mill Hill neighborhoods. The Reuse Strategy recommends ways to transform the 16 acre site jobs center adjacent to the proposed Barnum Train Station.
The City completed this work with a grant from the State Office of Policy and Management (OPM) to develop the TOD Master Plan and a grant from the State Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) to develop an Adaptive Reuse Strategy for 889 Barnum Avenue property. The Boston-based firm Goody Clancy was the consultant for both components of the plan.
For the Barnum Station TOD Master Plan, click here
For the Barnum Station Adaptive Reuse Strategy, click here
Lynn Haig, AICP
Director of Planning
Office of Planning and Economic Development
999 Broad Street
Bridgeport, CT 06604
Phone: (203) 576-7221