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Aerial view of Main Street’s Creative Corridor. (Courtesy Marlon Blackwell Architect & Steve Luoni)
Marlon Blackwell, architect and professor at the Fay Jones School of Architecture, and Steve Luoni,Â architect and director of the University of Arkansas Community Design Center, have unveiled a masterplan for converting Little Rock’s Main Street into a cultural center.Â The plan titled,Â The Creative Corridor: A Main Street RevitalizationÂ will include a pedestrian promenade, outdoor furniture, LED lighting installations, rain gardens, affordable living-units for artists and a renovation of downtown buildings for mixed-use. Luoni notes that execution is expected to occur in phases.