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Alternative 1 - Do Nothing Different
Alternative Plan 1
Leave the mall in its current condition

Alternative 2 - Restoration and Completion
Alternative 2 - Restoration
Keep the Mall pedestrian-only. Renovate the malls, including all Eckbo features (fix fountains, repair pavement, etc.). Restore existing artwork, accomodate outdoor dining, and introduce more lighting, new restrooms, and better way-finding signage.

Alternative 3 - Restoration and Completion with Open Cross Streets
Alternatove 3 - Restoration and Completion with Open Cross Streets
Open Merced Street, Mariposa Street, and Kern Street to vehicle traffic. Renovate Fulton Mall, including all remaining Eckbo features (fix fountains, repair pavement, etc.) and restore existing artwork, moving it elsewhere within Fulton Corridor where necessary (between Van Ness Avenue, Inyo Street, Broadway Street, and Tuolumne Street). Facilitate outdoor dining, introduce more lighting, new restrooms, and better way-finding signage, and revamp the Mariposa Plaza to better accomodate events (including new stage).

Alternative 4 - Keep South and Center Closed
Alternative 4 - Keep South and Center Closed
Keep the Fulton Mall between Fresno Street and Kern Street pedestrian-only. Transform Kern Street, Mariposa Street, Merced Street, and Fulton Street’s two northern blocks into standard streets (alternatively, the Fulton Street blocks could be configured according to alternatives 4 or 5). Restore the remaining Eckbo features and restore existing artwork, moving it elsewhere within the Fulton Corridor where necessary. Revamp the Mariposa Plaza, facilitate outdoor dining, and introduce more lighting, new restrooms, better way-finding signage, and new streetscape and artwork in selected locations.

Alternative 5 - Keep Center Closed
Alternative 5 - Keep Center Closed
Keep the Fulton Mall between Tulare Street and Fresno Street pedestrian-only. Transform Kern Street, Merced Street, and Fulton Street’s two northern and two southern blocks into standard streets (alternatively, the Fulton Street blocks could be configured according to alternatives 4 or 5). Restore the remaining Eckbo features and restore existing artwork, moving it elsewhere within the Fulton Corridor where necessary. Revamp the Mariposa Plaza, facilitate outdoor dining, and introduce more lighting, new restrooms, better way-finding signage, and new streetscape and artwork in selected locations.

Alternative 6 - Reconnect the Grid 1
Alternative 6 - Reconnect the Grid 1
Weave a road through the Fulton Mall keeping as many Eckbo features as possible. Open Merced Street, Mariposa Street, and Kern Street to vehicular traffic. Renovate the remaining Eckbo features and restore all existing artwork, moving it elsewhere within the Fulton Corridor where necessary. Revamp the Mariposa Plaza, facilitate outdoor dining, introduce more lighting, new restrooms, better way-finding signage, and new streetscape and artwork in selected locations. Fulton Street may be closed to traffic for specific events or on weekends as desired. It may also accommodate transit.

Alternative 7 - Reconnect the Grid 2
Alternative 7 - Reconnect the Grid 2
Introduce a street through the Fulton Mall, keeping selected Eckbo features, in a manner that provides improved retail visibility and more on-street parking. Open Merced Street, Mariposa Street, and Kern Street to vehicular traffic. Renovate the remaining Eckbo features and restore all existing artwork, moving it elsewhere within the Fulton Corridor where necessary. Revamp the Mariposa Plaza, facilitate outdoor dining, introduce more lighting, new restrooms, better way-finding signage, and new streetscape and artwork in selected locations. Fulton Street may be closed to traffic for specific events or on weekends as desired. It may also accommodate transit.

Alternative 8 - Reconnect the Grid 3
Alternative 8 - Reconnect the Grid 3
Introduce a standard street through the Fulton Mall with wide sidewalks and on-street parking. Open Merced Street, Mariposa Street, and Kern Street to vehicular traffic. Restore existing artwork, interspersing it throughout the Fulton Corridor, revamp the Mariposa Plaza, and introduce new streetscape and artwork. Fulton Street may be closed to traffic at the end of each block and may also accommodate transit.