People familiar with the stairs from Allen Street to Cross Street and those who remember when, before the guardrail was installed at the top in 2012, a septuagenarian hurdled his car down the grassy hill and crashed into the abandoned Kaz warehouse below, are probably doubtful of the feasibility of converting those stairs into the gracious and gentle integrated ramp and stairs envisioned here.
The rendering in the DRI application is reminiscent of a similar integrated ramp and stairs proposed in 2015 for Promenade Hill, which, when designing a ramp became a serious undertaking, was determined to be completely impracticable.
Of course, the most notorious example of renderings that underestimate the steepness of an incline is the rendering for the ramp on Columbia Street, an element of the PARC linear park.
Here's the rendering:
Here's the reality: