We look forward to obtaining input from neighbors and working with the City of Portland on a rezoning process that will accommodate the long-term vision for the Roux Campus.
The Roux Campus will be developed in phases with the first phase to include education and research space, lab and office space for collaborating partners, an entrepreneurial incubator, faculty and student housing, and a hotel. Additional collaboration, commercial and retail spaces will be added as this multi-purpose development becomes fully realized.
One of the first changes visible to the public will be waterfront restoration, and we hope to be able to create a new pathway connecting to the Back Cove and Eastern Promenade and mid-town trails. Vehicles will be limited to the perimeter of the Campus in preference for open space with walking paths to preserve the restored beauty of the site.
Our goal is to apply for an Institutional Overlay Zone which will involve a regulatory framework for a phased development plan informed by guidance from City staff and the public.
A rezoning request will be submitted to the City Council and a permit application will be filed with the Portland Planning Board this winter. IDEALS will be seeking public input through this website and soon to be announced forums. Please check this website for upcoming events. We invite you to Subscribe for email updates and add your feedback or ask questions in our Feedback section.