Project Scope

The Charlotte Mecklenburg Housing Partnership procured APD Urban Planning & Management LLC to assist with facilitating a visioning charrette. This contract allowed APD-U to provide their expertise in community development and project implementation to work with the community to bring forth implementable visioning recommendations with broad community support.

Our Work

APD-U’s work included reviewing relevant plans and studies, conducting key stakeholder focus groups, neighborhood tours, and facilitation of a visioning charrette with key stakeholders. Recommendations drew from initial neighborhood plans. APD-U also provided guidelines and recommendations for continued community engagement efforts that serve to achieve community buy-in and support for the efforts that further the vision of Druid Hills. The recommendations with implementable action steps were presented to the community at a town hall meeting.


  • Previous Plans and Studies Review relevant to the vision and future of Druid Hills
  • Focus Groups and Community Survey
  • Facilitation of Visioning Charrette
  • Neighborhood Demographic Profile
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