HOBBS STATION Master plan
PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT
Civil Engineer: Banning Engineering
In 2020, Anderson + Bohlander was retained by New City Development and Formation Properties to develop a master plan for a large property in Plainfield, Indiana, to become a walkable, mixed-use neighborhood. At the intersection of Perry and Smith Roads, Hobbs Station creates a new mixed-use node with a mix of uses in multi-story buildings with office space, apartments, and ground-floor neighborhood retail and commercial space. Mid-sized industrial development was incorporated on the eastern portion of the site to meet significant demand, but also to screen an adjacent automotive auction site. Careful attention was paid to the street grid and streetscapes to create a comfortable, pedestrian-first experience for the new neighborhood. This includes generous sidewalks, street trees, decorative lighting, on-street parking, and enhanced intersection treatments. The irregular geometries created by existing drainage patterns and adjacent street and utility patterns created unique challenges that were addressed in the southwest corner of the site with entry and landscape treatments, along with green spaces and plazas. Central to the master plan is a large, shared green space that provides amenities and ties the mix of uses together into a unified and cohesive neighborhood.