What do YOU want to see in Your Plaza?

In order to successfully plan for the community, we need to know what you would like to see, feel, and experience. EVERYONE is invited—residents, businesses, visitors and other stakeholders—to voice your opinions on what the future of the Neil Street Plaza should be. The plan that this process produces should reflect the aspirations and needs of the entire city.

We have been engaging community members since our process began, collecting ideas for different kinds of programs and amenities that could be a part of the new vision for Neil Street Plaza. These ideas are displayed today for you to weigh in on – what do you like, what do you not like? Contribute to the Visual Preference Survey below! Select your top three favorite photos to voice your opinion on the illustrated ideas.

What do YOU want to see in Your Plaza?

Each image is a representation of an idea, program, or amenity—not an exact example of what the plaza might become. Understanding your preferences will help the planning team define the community’s vision for the plaza and develop graphics and concepts to illustrate it. Thanks for your help!

Select your top three illustrations of the types of improvements you’d like to see in Downtown Champaign. Then, let us know your favorite!

Visual Preference Survey

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Food Vendors and Food Trucks

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Flexible Public Space (Multiple Events)

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Outdoor Charging Stations

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Water Features and Splash Parks (Interactive Water Feature)

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Game Spaces

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Performance Structure (Permanent)

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Open Lawn

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Temporary Road Closures for Festival Space

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Performance Structure (Temporary)

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Movable Seating Options

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Exciting Light Elements

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Art Installations

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Gateway Features

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Patio Dining/Outdoor Dining

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Multipurpose Structure

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Mobile Library Space

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Urban Oasis

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Metered Parking

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Bike Share

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Restrooms/Comfort Station

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Skating Rink

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Farmer's Markets

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Seating Elements

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Playground
Let us know the image number, title, or another top choice you have in mind.