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Near West Design Review Case Report

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Project Information

Near West Case #  NW 2021-025

Address: 2500 MetroHealth Drive
Company: Perspectus / CBLH Design
Architect: Scott Weaver
Description:

New hospital facility on MetroHealth's Main Campus

Notes:  

Committee Actions/Submissions

Date: August 4, 2021
Committee: Staff
Action Type: Initial Plan Submission
Conditions/Notes:  

Voting Members Present

  • D. Jurca (CH)
  • J. Gallagher (1st)
  • B. Gardin
  • J. Rakauskas (2nd)
  • K. Sandoval
  • M. Schmidtt

 

Project details presented by Brad Fink, Walter Jones, Scott Weaver, and Robin Holmes.

 

 

Committee Questions, Comments, or Concerns

  • What phase is the roundabout part of?  Can you provide more info on the roundabout? 
  • Will it come back for Design Review?
  • The greenspaces seem like an afterthought.  
  • What is the timeline for the 12 acre park?
  • What is the timeline for the visitor garage?
 
Date: August 11, 2021
Committee: Local Design Review Committee
Action Type: Tabled
Conditions:  

Motion to table decision-making so the applicant can return with information on the updated masterplan and greenspace plan.

Date: August 19, 2021
Committee: Local Design Review Committee
Action Type: Revised Plan Submission
Conditions/Notes:  

Note: City Planning Commission gave Schematic Design Approval with Conditions on August 20, 2021. Conditions were to incorporate the comments of the DRAC. 

 
Date: August 19, 2021
Committee: Local Design Review Committee
Action Type: Schematic Design Approval
Conditions:  

 

  1. Further study the circulation with respect to lane reduction from 3 to 2, or 2 lanes at the entrance.
  2. Further detail the paving materials and how they delineate pedestrian, vechicular, and shared space
  3. Further study and identify crosswalks/crossing locations at Scranton to connect to the park and West 25th RTA lines

 

  1. Pasquale 2. Rakauskas, Contreras, Gallagher, Sandoval, Jurca

 

Date: October 20, 2021
Committee: Staff
Action Type: Revised Plan Submission
Conditions/Notes:  

Pedstrian experience needs to be further developed.

1st: Gardin, 2nd: Esposito, Gallagher, Rakauskas, Sandoval, Jurca, Madera

 

 
Date: October 27, 2021
Committee: Local Design Review Committee
Action Type: Approved
Conditions:  

1. 12' space for future crossing in median

 
Date: November 5, 2021
Committee: City Planning Commission
Action Type: Approved with Conditions
Conditions:  

Crosswalk should not be an afterthought.