The philosophy at Urban Design Ventures is to provide planning, urban design, and architectural services to clients on a personal basis, with great emphasis on client satisfaction.


URBAN DESIGN VENTURES provides Urban Design Services to both public and private entities for the development of community facilities, housing, and commercial development. The UDV staff includes a registered architect who provides professional architectural and planning assistance in preparing site plans, architectural designs, and downtown improvements. Specific areas of experience include:

Site Planning

UDV specializes in the preparation of site plans for new development and redevelopment, such as layouts for housing development, recreational facilities, and municipal parking facilities.

Preparation of Base Maps

UDV specializes in the preparation of base maps for redevelopment plans, funding applications, and housing development.

Streetscape Designs

UDV specializes in the preparation of sketches and designs for the improvement of downtown business districts.

Façade Improvements

UDV specializes in the preparation of architectural sketches for exterior improvements to buildings in downtown improvement districts to access funds for façade improvements.

Design Guidelines

UDV specializes in the preparation of design guidelines for historic districts, business improvement districts, and redevelopment areas.

Architectural Plans & Specifications

UDV specializes in the preparation of architectural drawings and specifications for new construction or rehabilitation of residential, commercial, public, and mixed use buildings.

Construction Management Services

UDV specializes in the oversight and management during the construction phase of public and private projects.

Zoning Ordinances

UDV specializes in the preparation, interpretation, and oversight of municipal zoning ordinance and land development regulations for municipal governments.