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New Visitors Center - Changes to the Plan in Response to Public Comments
To respond to public comments, Kinsley Equities has identified significant changes to its proposal including an approximately 45-50% reduction in the proposed related facilities for educational and visitor amenities. This includes an approximately 50% smaller National Geographic theater with a film that is not in the IMAX format; reducing the National Geographic store by approximately 15%; eliminating the proposed arts and crafts gallery; eliminating a gift shop; cutting food services by approximately 50% to the minimum size necessary to meet visitor needs; and using the proposed tour center for all varieties of educational tours with Licensed Battlefield Guides.
|Welcome Center||22,500 SF||unchanged|
|Electric Map||10,300 SF||unchanged|
|Public Library/Research||0||1,700 SF|
|Eastern NPMA Book Store||6,500 SF||unchanged|
|SUBTOTAL||104,275 SF||1,700 SF|
|National Geographic Theater & Lobby||21,375 SF||reduce size about 50%; non IMAX format|
|National Geographic Store||3,050 SF||reduce about 15% or combine with ENPMA store|
|Civil War Art/Crafts Gallery||2,445 SF||Eliminate|
|Gift Store||2,550 SF||Eliminate|
|Family oriented cafe & restaurant||12,125 SF||Reduce size 50% to minimum needs. Investigate non-profit or foundation operation so cash flow is returned to Foundation or NPS|
|Tour Center||Open to diff. tour types (bike, walk, hist. vehicles) using Licensed Battlefield Guides|
|SUBTOTAL||41,525 SF||Reduce related facilities about 45-50% in size, subject to final feasibility|
|BUILDING TOTAL||145,800 SF||Reduce total building size by 15%, subject to final feasibility|
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