The City of Sioux Falls, SD purchased an existing railroad yard, approximately 10.25 acres in size, adjacent to their downtown for the purposes of redevelopment.

Plans for the area include:

  • A new/reestablished/continued street grid organizing new mixed-use development
  • A framework for multi-modal transportation
    Potential development yields
  • Rail operations were relocated after City purchase
  • Property was purchased using Federal funds

Similar to 5th Avenue North:

  • Plan area is adjacent to downtown
  • Redevelopment will be adjacent to active rail
  • Reuse of rail area to spur adjacent land use changes
  • Reestablishment of public ROW as a plan goal
  • Managing land use change and transition
  • Industrial uses remain in area
  • Vision will be accomplished through development on public and private property