The project area consists of an approximate 1.2 square mile area in south central Columbia, SC. The project area is generally bounded by:
- Blossom Street to the north,
- Pickens Street and Norfolk Southern R-line to the east,
- Norfolk Southern (NS) rail line approximately 3 miles southeast of Rosewood Drive toward Andrews Yard and S. Beltline Boulevard, and
- Catawba Circle/Heyward Street/Dreyfuss Road/Assembly Street to the west.