dwight murray plaza pano

The Project Background and Study Area

Dwight Murray Plaza (“the Plaza”) is a civic plaza in Downtown Napa that was constructed and dedicated in 1974.  The Plaza was last improved by the former Redevelopment Agency in the 1980s under the auspices of urban renewal.

The Plaza is bordered by Brown Street, which is partially closed to automobile traffic and functions as a pedestrian corridor.  Brown Street connects pedestrians from the Downtown core to multiple county buildings, parking facilities and structures, the community's 9/11 Memorial, and nearby retail and service businesses.  

In 2015, the City Council identified the renovation of the Plaza as a high priority project and subsequently approved $1.5 million in the fiscal year 2015-16 and fiscal year 2016-17 Capital Improvement Program budget for redesign and construction of the Plaza.  

Consistent with Council direction during its 2015 goal setting workshop, staff issued a Request for Proposal to redesign the Plaza. The project’s scope of work emphasized extensive stakeholder and community input and consultation by a professional art consultant to ensure a range of opportunities are available for future public art integration. 

On May 17th, the Napa City Council approved a conceptual redesign plan for Dwight Murray Plaza in Downtown Napa.

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