In a bold attempt to re-vitalise Orange’s Central Business District (CBD), the FutureCity project has evolved to take up a broader opportunity to encourage more people to come to the Orange CBD and spend more time there, to build a CBD the people of Orange can be proud of.
The FutureCity project is also about supporting current businesses and creating a CBD which will attract new investment.
After months of work by urban designers SJB, in consultation with members of the Orange community, Orange City Council assembled a three-year implementation plan.
It’s a huge plan, full of many bright and bold ideas.
To tackle its emerging role as the service capital of Central NSW, and a major tourism destination, the city needs to change in order to accommodate increased traffic, people and jobs.
The FutureCity research has shown that the Orange CBD has grown beyond its original footprint and now includes the old DPI building in Edward St, and