Landscape Architect & Specifier News

MAR 2017

LASN is a photographically oriented, professional journal featuring topics of concern and state-of-the-art projects designed or influenced by registered Landscape Architects.

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88 Landscape Architect and Specifier News Waterfront Continued from page 86 The Southern Waterfront Park and Trail provides a relaxing and active recreational community space that will be enjoyed by residents and visitors for many years to come. The expansion of the park improves public access to the Hudson River and supports the transformation of Peekskill's waterfront district to foster a vibrant local economy. Product Vendors: Site Furnishings: Victor Stanley Gazebo Structures: RCP Shelters Awards: 2016 Westchester Municipal Planning Federation: Commendation Award Top: The elevated boardwalk is constructed with composite decking, helical piles, and custom railing which extends the stretch of Peekskill Cove, revealing beautiful views of the river and mountains while providing a connection to Charles Point Park. Above: Ribbon Cutting Ceremony – "Historically, Peekskill's riverfront was alive with industrial and commercial activity, and now we are bringing it back to life for residents and visitors, and as an attraction for increased tourism and new businesses," said Mayor Catalina. "This park and trail system fulfills the City's promise of making Peekskill a great place to live, work, visit, and enjoy." Project Team: • Project Landscape Architect: Adam Alexander (with Partner Engineering and Science, Inc., currently with Spiezle Architectural Group) • Project Engineer: PSG Engineering and Landscape Architecture DPC • Structural / Marine Engineer: Maser Consulting, PA • General Contractor: Eastern Excavation • City Representative: Ms. Jean Friedman, City Planner The most notable mitigating measure is the cooling effect of the trees…

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