The Big Idea: A town center can be created around the new municipal building.
Cost: $50 million private, $5 million public
Details: Create a vibrant main street down Georgia Avenue through a restored historic park, additional streetscaping, a mid-rise hotel of 100 rooms with conference center, more than 180,000 square feet of commercial retail space.
Time: 5 to 10 years
Champions: North Augusta city and North Augusta 2000