The Paramount Theater is an abandoned theater in downtown Youngstown, Ohio. The theater, along the main drag of the City, is slated to be demolished and replaced with a parking lot. While parking is not an ideal use for a downtown location, improvements and public space can make the use more attractive and pedestrian friendly. Working with Dominic Marchionda, Tom Hetrick, Phil Kidd, and various Youngstown groups, I designed an improvement plan which will remove a blighted theater and replace it with an attractive urban space.
When: Spring, 2013
What did I do: I created various parking lot configurations and designs and rendered them into a final product. The Youngstown Design Review Commission adopted the plan in April, 2013.