Rock Hill will encourage and support through planning, incentives and public investments new development that positively impacts economically distressed neighborhoods on the edges of Knowledge Park. 

Placemaking Contacts

Cathy Murphy, City Staff Liaison — Email LinkedIn

Task 1 

Plan and implement a public-private development project designed to serve as a catalyst for renewed development interest in the West Main/West Black Street corridor.

Task 2

Create and implement a redevelopment plan for the Saluda/Johnston Street District

Task 3

Inventory infill housing development opportunities in the neighborhoods adjacent to Knowledge Park

Melanie Jones, Action Team Leader — Email LinkedIn

Task 4

Identify the unmet commercial needs of Knowledge Park and the surrounding neighborhoods (services, grocery stores, retail, etc.) and develop a strategy to meet those needs.

Task 5

Identify the next three neighborhoods for participation in the City's REDI initiative

Task 6

Market development opportunities in surrounding communities to attract new investment

Task 7

Create a neighborhood engagement focused event in Knowledge Park