This station area planning project focused on mixed use development and improved access and circulation while maintaining the historical character of the study area. A detailed concept plans for the western portion of the Village, including the Metra station area, was prepared. This project was completed in January 2005.
|Project Type(s):||Transit-Oriented Development Plan|
|Grantee:||Village of Lemont|
|Current Activities:||The Village revised their zoning ordinance in 2008 per a recommendation in their Station Area Plan and developed a Unified Development Ordinance, which allows them to provide optimal transitions between incompatible land uses, incorporate design controls, and focus on transit-supportive uses. |
The Front Street Lofts, an 82-unit condo loft development located in the TOD area along the I&M Canal, is completed and occupied. Additional residential and mixed use development has taken place along Talcott Ave., also in the study area.
In January 2015 the Village held a Developer Discussion Panel coordinated through the RTA and ULI to solicit advice from development experts on ways to proactively attract infill development near the Metra Station along two Downtown corridors, Main Street and Canal street. A link to the report is provided below
The Village is currently exploring funding opportunities for a streetscape improvement plan.
|Information Updated:||June 2018|
|Lemont Station Area Plan (November 5, 2004)|
|Lemont Developer Discussion Panel (2014)|
|Related Transit Assets|
|Metra Stations:||Lemont (Heritage)|
|US Congressional Districts:||3 Dan Lipinski|
|Illinois Senate Districts:||41 John F. Curran|
|Illinois House Districts:||82 Jim Durkin|
|County Board Districts:||Cook 17|
|Councils of Mayors:||Southwest|