A Better Downtown For Lakeland?
Inspired by Greenville, South Carolina and envisioning a better downtown, Lakeland, Florida's city leaders view existing surface parking as fertile ground for office, retail and additional multi-family housing. With this in mind, leaders teamed up with local architects to illustrate what could be practical for the downtown's future within current zoning regulations and parking requirements. Here's a look at what many believe can be a starting point for future growth and development throughout the downtown core. Do you think this effort is worthwhile and should your city be doing something similar?