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U.S. Navy talks about plan to revitalize its Old Town campus

One possibility accommodates a brand new constructing for NAVWAR in addition to a blended use plan that may include housing and public transportation.

SAN DIEGO — The United States Navy gave an replace on Friday on how they plan to redevelop its campus in Old Town. The facility was as soon as used to build airplanes for the Navy beginning again in 1941, however heavy manufacturing hasn’t occurred there since 1995.

Most not too long ago, the Navy’s Old Town campus housed NAVWAR or the Naval Information Warfare Systems Command. It is taken into account the cybersecurity arm of the United States Navy. The Navy says the World War II-era constructing just isn’t the perfect match for the high-tech work being carried out within it.

The Navy says they need to improve their facility all whereas decreasing its footprint within the space.

An preliminary environmental affect research recognized 5 various choices on what to do with the positioning. They did give one most well-liked possibility which might have a developer build a extra vertical advanced for NAVWAR in trade for the remaining acreage.

The developer would then build a large mixed-use plan that may be largely housing that features public transportation as effectively. It may add 10,000 items to the world a would probably home 14,364 folks.

All 5 of the choices are open for public opinion. To weigh in on these choices, click here.

The Navy will maintain two digital conferences on the choices. 

  • June 8, 2021, 5:30 to 8 p.m. 
  • June 23, 2021, 5:30 to 8 p.m. Pacific Time

According to a launch by the Navy, “The public will be able to submit comments on the potential adverse effect to historic properties and provide input on how to resolve adverse effects. Details on the virtual public meetings, how to access the Draft EIS, and how to submit written comments are provided below. All comments submitted by July 13, 2021 will become part of the public record, and substantive comments will be considered in the development of the Final EIS.”

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