Eugene Field Small Area Plan
Adopted in 2013, the Eugene Field Small Area Plan identified 62 implementation measures (including sub-measures). As of July 1, 2021, about 27% of those implementation measures are complete or ongoing. A large percentage of this plan (44%) is in progress and will be implemented as part of the CHOICE Neighborhoods Grant, which was awarded to the Tulsa Housing Authority and City of Tulsa in 2018.
|Housing – Development
|Redevelop Brightwater Apartments as a newly constructed mixed-income, mixed-use development offering a variety of housing options.
|Phase 1 - 93 garden apartments, 12 townhouse units, park, and management building (LEED).
|Phase 2 - 42 garden apartments and 29 townhouse units.
|Phase 3 - 27 garden apartments, 48 townhomes, and 76 mixed-use apartments.
|Increase homeownership opportunities, acquire and rehab existing homes.
|Construct new single-family homes on infill lots.
|Redevelop Riverview Park Apartments as newly constructed mixed-income housing.
|Redevelop Western Pine Apartments as newly constructed mixed-income, mixed-use development.
|Housing – Policy
|Re-zone Brightwaters redevelopment area as a PUD.
|Re-zone future development areas as appropriate.
|Require new developments achieve green and sustainable best building practices.
|Parks & Open Space – Development: Improve and/or develop four levels of parks and open space throughout the neighborhood.
|Regional Park - River West Festival Park: implement improvements as budgeted.
|Neighborhood Park- West Tulsa Park: Convert to true neighborhood park with community desired amenities
|Neighborhood Park- West Tulsa Park: Surround park with housing to establish “eyes” on the park.
|Pocket Parks: develop throughout the neighborhood as part of overall development plan.
|Tot-lots and community gardens: include within each block of newly developed area.
|Trails & Bike Lanes – Development: Link all levels of park and open space via a neighborhood trail system.
|Develop 10’ wide greenway trail along West 22nd Street from Southwest Boulevard to River West Festival Park.
|Create neighborhood loop along South Jackson Avenue with the development of a new bike lane and multi-use trail.
|Provide wayfinding signage, interpretive panels, trail markers throughout neighborhood.
|Incorporate shade structures, seating areas, adjacent on-street parking, native, drought resistant plants along trail system.
|Parks & Open Space/ Trails & Bike Lanes - Policy
|Establish guidelines for park amenities appropriate for each level of park development, lighting, seating, pavilions, open lawn space, walkways, trails, and place species.
|Require new development to incorporate trails, bike lanes, park and open spaces as appropriate.
|Public Improvements - Development
|Restore north/south street grid to reconnect neighborhood.
|Extend South Maybelle Avenue to newly extended West 22nd Street
|Extend South Nogales Avenue from West 21st Street to West 22nd Street
|Extend South Phoenix Avenue from West 21st Street to West 22nd Street
|Reconnect east/west street grid via West 22nd Street.
|Extend West 22nd Street from Southwest Boulevard to South Phoenix Avenue
|Extend West 22nd Street from South Nogales Avenue to South Jackson Avenue
|Rebuild stormwater infrastructure in redevelopment area.
|Install traffic signal at South Nogales Avenue and West 23rd Street meet ADA requirements.
|Improve Southwest Boulevard.
|Expand Southwest Boulevard right-of-way to 100’ and streetscape.
|Construct continuous 21’6” sidewalk along all new development sites, and include street trees and lighting.
|Improve West 23rd Street from Southwest Boulevard to bridge.
|Eliminate center turn lane
|Narrow lanes and improve pedestrian crossing
|Construct 14’ sidewalk on both sides of street to facilitate commercial activity
|Improve South Jackson Street from West 25th Street to Southwest Boulevard.
|Narrow existing lanes to 12’ and add 8’ bike lanes
|Widen existing sidewalk on western side of street to 10’
|Public Improvements – Policy
|Establish guidelines for street and sidewalk improvements to facilitate pedestrians, cyclists, and commercial development.
|Require new developments to include street and sidewalk improvements per established guidelines.
|Transportation – Development
|Create a parking reserve for River West Festival Park under I-244 Expressway.
|Add additional bus shelters at key locations.
|Improve and add cycling routes throughout the neighborhood.
|Transportation – Policy/Actions
|Use City of Tulsa maintenance yard parking lots for River West Festival Park events.
|Create on-street parking throughout the neighborhood.
|Economic Development – Development
|Identify job opportunities and verify skills needed to fulfill jobs.
|Work with job training providers to design customized training programs for Eugene Field residents.
|Establish a façade improvement program for commercial corridors.
|Implement business district identification program.
|Connect resident entrepreneurs and small businesses to existing technical assistance programs and loan funds.
|Establish a Farmers Market in cooperation with Red Fork Main Street.
|Economic Development – Policy/Actions
|Develop a defined character for Southwest Boulevard and West 23rd Street.
|Develop design standards for commercial corridors.
|Complete property analysis for existing commercial properties.
|Survey all existing businesses.
|Market existing sites to potential retailers and consumer service providers.
|Establish Southwest Boulevard as an office address/institutional users.
|Establish West 23rd Street as primary retail corridor.
|Establish corner of South Nogales Avenue and West 23rd Street as area of concentration for neighborhood retail.
|Focus auto-oriented commercial users closer to freeway near intersection of West 23rd Street and Southwest Boulevard.
|Health & Wellness – Development
|Improve access to fresh fruits and vegetables through the expansion of Harvest Market and Global Gardens.
|Health & Wellness – Policy
|Improve transit options, connect residents to jobs and broader range of food choices.
|Improve recreational opportunities to encourage physical fitness.
|Improve access to health and wellness education access.