New Streetscape to Enliven Jersey Shore Town

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The City of Brigantine, NJ, a cherished beach community located just north of Atlantic City, recently received grant funding from New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) to improve the streetscape of the central business district. Brigantine Avenue, the focus of the improvements, features generous sidewalks along the storefronts, however a lack of shade and pedestrian amenities have left the space feeling bleak to visitors on foot.
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Our firm drew on its experience designing pedestrian scale public spaces to develop a more welcoming and engaging streetscape. A design featuring new street lighting, resilient shade trees, decorative paving and ample seating opportunities will help enliven this five block stretch throughout the year. Additional features such as decorative painted crosswalks and holiday lights will punctuate the business district as a local destination spot. Given the harsh coastal environment, much consideration was given to selecting resilient salt tolerant plants and corrosion resistant site furnishings. The careful planning and design by Cairone & Kaupp, Inc. will ensure that the center of Brigantine is a highlight for many years to come. Construction is scheduled to begin Spring 2016.

Typical improvements include street lighting, decorative paving, shade trees, benches, trash/recycling receptacles, bike racks

Typical improvements include street lighting, decorative paving, shade trees, benches, trash/recycling receptacles, bike racks

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