Neighborhood Vision + Action Plan

Boston Thurmond is a pivotal residential neighborhood in Winston-Salem. With longstanding and dedicated residents, historically significant architecture and a strategic in-town location, the future potential of the neighborhood is bright. Nearby physical, social and economic forces have the potential to shape Boston Thurmond and this plan represents a set of strategic pathways for residents to proactively influence and guide this change.

This Neighborhood Vision + Action Plan proposes a model for future growth and change that emphasizes the inclusive well-being of all neighborhood residents as an antidote to increasing place-based economic disparities. Understanding that the neighborhood in which a person resides has the potential to impact not only his or her access to economic opportunities, but also the individual’s overall health and wellness, this plan identifies eight planning principles and associated neighborhood-level physical investments directed toward promoting individual and community well-being for all who live there.


Location: Winston-Salem, NC

Client: Boston-Thurmond Neighborhood Association

Completion Date: In Process

Collaborators: Osgood Landscape Architecture, M Creative

Awards: 2019 Regional ASLA Recognition Award for Analysis and Planning

Services Provided

Visioning | GIS Mapping | Grant Writing | Planning + Analysis  | Community Engagement