Landscape Architect & Specifier News

MAR 2015

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64 Landscape Architect and Specifier News to the park increased from 8 people to over 650 per day. The finished project has been an extraordinary success for Avista and the city of Spokane, connecting people to the river, instilling a new vibrancy to the downtown core and generating appreciation of how fortunate residents are to live where the majestic Spokane River runs right through the heart of the city. Below & Right huntington Park is in the shadow of the historic Washington Water Power building and on the south bank of the Spokane River's lower falls. The renovated park reflects site history with hydroelectric artifacts, industrial references, Native American artwork, and native stone and plant material. bEFoRE PhoTo: KAThy SWEhLA. RENovATED iMAGE: DEAN DAviS Huntington Park Team Members Landscape Architecture, Permitting And Construction: Land Expressions Concrete Walls and Hardscape: Cameron-Reilly LLC Survey: Coffman Engineers inc., Colvico Electrical inc., Geo Engineers inc. Custom Railings: ornamental Gate & Fence Architectural Consultant: Paul harrington, AiA Pavers: Segmental Systems inc. Architecture: South henry Studios Grand Stair, Shade Structure, and fire feature: Spokane Metals LLC Civil & Structural engineering: Thomas, Dean & hoskins inc. electrical engineering: Trindera Engineering inc. BefoRe AfTeR Above A mid-block crosswalk and reduced road width coupled with unique plantings, furnishings and lighting, alerts pedestrians and vehicles as they cross from the existing public park to the new 'Spokane Tribal Gathering Place' plaza. The design is by Land Expressions with engineering support from Spokane based Thomas Dean & hoskins Engineers. The 16' tall light poles (Lumca) have ornamental bases, mounting arms and aluminum luminaires with neutral white, high-powered LEDs. The bike racks (iron Age Designs) are the Spak 36" bollard style. The foreground plantings are 'blue oat' grass, 'Admiration' barberry and Katsura tree. PhoTo by JohN D. MooRE

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