Downtown Master Plan-- Adopted August 19, 2013

Final Downtown Master Plan Contents
The final version of the Downtown Master Plan was adopted by the State College Borough Council on August 19, 2013. This plan represents the culmination of over a year's work on the part of the project partners, Steering Committee, and community stakeholders.

Use the links below to browse individual chapters or sections from the plan. If you have any questions, please send them to or call 814-234-7109.

State College Downtown Master Plan (Full Version, Approx. 255 Pages)
Master Plan Executive Summary

Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Analysis
Community Input
Market Analysis
Physical Assessment
Chapter 3: Vision
Guiding Principles
Theme 1: Marketing the District
Theme 2: Navigating the District
Theme 3: Connecting the District
3-A to 3-D
3-E: Allen Street Promenade
3-F to 3-G: College Avenue
3-H: Calder Way
3-I: Beaver Avenue
3-J to 3-N
Theme 4: Living in the District
4-A: Traditional Downtown
4-B: West End Urban Village
4-C: Collegiate District
4-D to 4-F: Regulatory Tools
4-G to 4-L: Partnerships
Theme 5: Managing the District
Chapter 4: Implementation
Strategy Board
Catalyst Projects
Chapter 5: Appendices
Appendix A: Stakeholder Input
Appendix B: Review of Background Documents
Appendix C: Design & Sustainability Guide
Appendix E: Glossary

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