• Central Plaza Recommendations

      Speer, Jim (Indiana State University, 2021-08)
      The City of Sullivan intends to leverage the new Central Plaza and Civic Center as key to the city. The Quality of Life plan indicates a desire to construct appealing aspects to Central Plaza. ENVI460 students were tasked with providing recommendations for a water feature and other sustainable features like a green roofing. This report reflects students’ recommendations for a sustainable green roofing and wall for Central Plaza.
    • Central Plaza Recommendations

      Speer, Jim (Indiana State University, 2021-08)
      The City of Sullivan intends to leverage the new Central Plaza and Civic Center as key to the city. The Quality of Life plan indicates a desire to construct appealing aspects to Central Plaza. ENVI460 students were tasked with providing recommendations for a water feature and other sustainable features like a green roofing. This report reflects students’ recommendations for a sustainable water feature at Central Plaza.
    • Complete Streets

      Speer, Jim (Indiana State University, 2021-08)
      The City of Sullivan enacted a Quality of Life plan to address multiple improvements to their city, including some of the city’s infrastructure. Mayor Clint Lamb’s goal is to connect the city via roadways and trail systems that are accessible for all transportation methods and attractive for community members and tourists. ENVI460 students provided recommendations based off the city’s need for improvements to road systems and attractiveness. Students recommended a new roadway design for the Main Street section, sustainable infrastructure additions and buffer zones, and green space for attraction sites.
    • Farmer’s Market Research & Recommendations

      Speer, Jim (Indiana State University, 2021-08)
      The City of Sullivan’s Quality of Life plan indicates a need for a local farmer’s market and other community gathering spaces. ENVI460 students were tasked with putting forth recommendations for a community farmer’s market space that would meet the needs of Sullivan, IN. Students recommended operational procedures for the 3 N. Section Street in Sullivan as the farmer’s market. They also provided construction and multipurpose use recommendations to enact.
    • Mitigating Urban Heat Island Effect at Southern City Park

      Speer, Jim (Indiana State University, 2021-08)
      The City of Sullivan indicated the southern City Park as an area of interest for redevelopment as a neighborhood area and for sustainable features. There are existing structures and habitats that they are looking to bolster. Students in ENVI 460 identified multiple components of the city park that could be updated and upgraded to provide more sustainable infrastructure and community focus. They recommended permeable pavers in two locations in the park area, green roofing on some existing structures, and adding native habitats to the overall area.
    • Pollination Habitat and Flower Plating for City Beautification

      Speer, Jim (Indiana State University, 2021-08)
      The City of Sullivan identified needs to improve sustainable infrastructure and green space in Sullivan, IN through their Quality of Life plan. Students in ENVI460 were tasked with providing recommendations for their daily operations and site plans that could improve habitats and attractiveness for the community and tourists. Students provided recommendations for native habitat planting and community involvement/education. They also provided site recommendations for community garden and green space updates.
    • Sullivan County Economy Improvements with Tourism

      Babb, Katrina (Indiana State University, 2021-08)
      Sullivan County and Sullivan, IN identified a need to increase tourism to the county and incorporated city limits. Seven students in ECON351 were tasked with performing SWOT analyses of Sullivan County’s tourism industry and providing recommendations to improve tourism. Three dimensions of tourism were analyzed: Eco-Tourism, Entertainment, and Historical/Heritage. Recommendations for improving tourism centered on these three dimensions and included expanding trails and facilities, improving social media accounts, preservation and educational opportunities, billboard usage, and more.
    • Sullivan Trail Connector

      Speer, Jim (Indiana State University, 2021-08)
      The City of Sullivan has multiple plans for trail connectors throughout the city. ENVI460 students provided recommendations for a trail connector between the City of Sullivan and Sullivan County. This trail connector harnesses positives of both the city and county to increase use. Students also provided recommendations for multi-use options on the trail system.