Landscape Architect & Specifier News

JUL 2018

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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July 2018 51 First Ward PARK Landscape Architecture and Park Design by Shadley Associates Shadley Associates won an invited national competition to design this entirely new 5-acre park located in downtown Charlotte. Well connected with Center City, the First Ward Neighborhood and the University of North Carolina Charlotte, the park attracts visitors from greater Charlotte and beyond. One of four major park spaces in the city, First Ward Park benefits from an existing on-site light rail station, adjacent restaurants and offices, the First Ward Elementary School, the University of North Carolina Charlotte Center City, and ImagineON, a children's library and performing arts center, which attracts over 500,000 visitors annually.

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