Lorain County, Ohio


Each of the study communities identified a priority redevelopment site that were then re-imagined as parks, boardwalk promenades, multi-use commercial centers, man-made harbors, and public beach frontage.

Lorain County Lakefront Connectivity Plan

Environmental Design Group was hired as the prime consultant to develop the plan and conceptual designs. inSITE Advisory Group conducted the economic development interviews and tax and job creation projections.

Each community chose one priority site along Route 6 to be envisioned as a site for economic development/redevelopment. Multiple plans were developed for each priority site. Designs for each community were based on their individual needs and growth opportunities. Final recommendations exhibit these aspects in various forms ranging from lakefront parks to complete downtown district developments. The proposed recommendations account for the character and unique aesthetics of each community.