Petaluma River Access & Enhancement

JNRA coordinated a multi-disciplinary Area Plan for a 6.5-mile, 800-acre river corridor through the center of Petaluma, CA. The plan proposes to restore and preserve the river’s natural and cultural resources, create a continuous riverfront greenway with trails and parks, encourage a complementary balance of public and private uses along the river, and create a vibrant commercial/recreational downtown waterfront as a joint public-private undertaking. The River Plan has been incorporated into the City’s General Plan and is successfully guiding private and public developments along the River Corridor.

Planning Implementation Award, American Planning Association, NSCC, 1997

Petaluma, CA

6.5 Mile 800-acre River Corridor

Client: City of Petaluma and California Coastal Conservancy

General Plan Amendment


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