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The City of Bellevue plans to woo design professionals and downtown Bellevue residents with their Downtown Livability Initiative open house next week.

The Thursday, Nov. 29,  event at Bellevue’s City Hall will showcase three-dimensional displays of a downtown with new amenities and design features. Maps and graphics will further detail changes to public spaces, parks, building form and height, design guidelines, sign criteria, maintenance standards and the pedestrian corridor.

If the initiative is ultimately successful, it would change zoning regulations and design guidelines. The city is taking public comments about it at the meeting and via the e-mail address downtownlivability@bellevuewa.gov through Dec. 31.

A formal presentation will be held at 5:30 p.m. and the entire meeting will be held from 5-7 p.m.