Predominately comprised of vacant parcels, the Ridge Avenue study area is bordered by two historically retail and commercial corridors – Ridge Avenue and Cecil B. Moore – that are now largely empty. The provided market studies indicates up to 20,000 square feet of retail, 50 senior units, and 24 Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) townhouse. The initial approach to this plan was to focus development within one site, with hopes that concentrated development would have the greatest impact. The orchard and urban agriculture programming for the central open space aims to tie the community to the development and create an active, productive site. The plan leverage’s its natural asset - open space - to serve as an anchor point despite low market demand to encourage future developments.