Webster Avenue Vision
Webster Avenue is a long thoroughfare in the Bronx, stretching nearly five miles connecting numerous neighborhoods. Until 1973, Webster Avenue accommodated automobile traffic and an elevated transit system. The elevated rail structure was removed in the 1980s and the neighborhood faced economic hardship. Today, Webster Avenue is the focus of a revitalization effort.
NYC Economic Development Corporation sprearheaded a public outreach program to re-imagine Webster Avenue. A final vision was produced to document the public outreach process, analysis of the neighborhood cultural assets, development activities, open spaces, and transit accessibility. The vision became the foundation for a streetscape project and rezoning of the adjacent land.