Main Street Claremore is partnering with the City of Claremore to conduct urban acupuncture, small scale intervention to transform the larger urban context, through Alley Activation 2025. This project was launched following a public survey conducted by the group to measure interest in the project, and to gauge support if efforts were made.
The vision behind Alley Activation 2025 is to transform the downtown alleys from utilitarian-based spaces into vibrant, people-oriented spaces. Under the plan a successful downtown Claremore alley will:
Jessica Jackson, Main Street Director, stated that by activating the alleys improvements are provided toward public safety, downtown beautification, engaging public spaces, green corridors, celebrating local visual and performing arts, and enhancing and expanding the pedestrian network. In addition to these areas, a feasibility study was completed by Finley Engineering in May 2018 to determine the ability to reduce the utility infrastructure that is currently overhead.
To launch the project, John Hammer of The Hammer Studio will paint a mural on the South wall of North Block COMMON. You can find the artwork for this in the photos above.
If you are interested in becoming involved on the committee leading this project, contact Jessica Jackson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 918-341-5881.