As part of the regional planning effort, SNS highlights specific locations that are well suited to model principles of sound urban planning and sites that demonstrate opportunities for jobs, housing and transit. Our valley’s four opportunity sites are identified below: downtown North Las Vegas, the Maryland Parkway corridor, Las Vegas Medical District and Boulder Highway at Gibson Road.
Downtown North Las Vegas has not yet been realized as the city’s true civic center potential. Opportunities for the site include:
Boulder Highway has been identified as a corridor in need of attention to enhance connectivity, pedestrian safety and reinvestment. Currently characterized as a landscape of strip commercial, residential, industrial and casino uses, there are opportunities for the site that include:
The Las Vegas Medical District is a key employment center and home to a variety of health care institutions that recently saw significant public and private investments. Opportunities for the Medical District include:
The Maryland Parkway corridor can serve as a regional spine for employment and transit connectivity and revitalization. Opportunities include: