Landscape Architect & Specifier News

MAR 2013

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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features volume 29 number 03 42 Smothers Park & Owensboro Riverfront Redevelopment 42 More than a decade ago, EDSA began the master planning for the 1.4mile stretch of the Owensboro Riverfront District. The full-service planning, landscape architecture and urban design firm began by examining how a linear walkway along the river could have a cultural and economic impact for the city of Owensboro and the larger region of western Kentucky, while providing public access to the riverfront. —Landscape Architecture by EDSA 52 Atlanta's Historic Fourth Ward Park Atlanta's Historic Fourth Ward Park is a 17-acre park transformed from a barren, contaminated site near Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthplace into a vision for sustainable redevelopment. Flood protection and stormwater overflow solutions are disguised through artistic park features that celebrate water. —Wood+Partners 64 Box District Park, Chelsea Mass. 52 64 In June 2012, a 13,300 square foot park was completed to anchor a new residential neighborhood in the Box District of Chelsea, Mass., a former industrial manufacturing area. Located on a steeply sloping site, the park has a prominent corner location, strong presence and a distinct visual identity. —CBA Landscape Architects LLC, Cambridge 72 Guthrie Green: Urban Revitalization Through Open Space 72 Guthrie Green, a new urban garden and performance venue in Tulsa, Oklahoma, is a 2.7-acre green space forming the centerpiece of the Brady Arts District. Named in honor of Oklahoma singer-songwriter and political rebel Woody Guthrie, the emerging downtown neighborhood includes historic theaters, the famous Cain's Ballroom, industrial properties and warehouses, and a growing number of homes, galleries, restaurants and workplaces. —SWA Group, Landscape Architecture and Planning 82 Lone Mountain Regional Park Area II Lone Mountain Park afforded JW Zunino Landscape Architecture an opportunity that is seldom encountered by landscape architects—to preserve, restore and protect the integrity of valuable natural landscapes. —JW Zunino Landscape Architecture 90 A Commitment to Parks: Kirkwood, Missouri 82 March 2013 w w w . l a n d s c a p e o n l i n e . c o m Volume 29 Number 03 THE INDUSTRY TRADE MAGAZINE FOR COMMERCIAL LANDSCAPE SPECIFIERS NATIONWIDE! Find 111 World Premieres in this Issue World Premiere For Details See Page 8 On the cover: Atlanta's Historic Fourth Ward Park—Landscape Architecture by Wood+Partners, p. 52 90 In 2004, the Kirkwood, Missouri Park Board embarked on an ambitious plan to develop a needs analysis and 10-year comprehensive master plan for its 325 acre park system. The plan, prepared by the staff landscape architects of Planning Design Studio, provided an overall strategy for meeting Kirkwood's recreational needs through the year 2015. —L. Andrew Franke, ASLA, Principal, Planning Design Studio, Saint Louis, Missouri Find it First in LASN! There are 111 advertisements or product releases in this issue where the picture or ad has never before been published, what LASN calls "World Premieres." Look for the World Premiere icon in the Product Focus section (pages 32-40) and in red text the Ad Index (pages 161-162, 165-166). Contact LASN for more information on how your new product can be in the World Premiere spotlight! World Premiere (714) 979-LASN (5276) 8 Landscape Architect and Specifier News

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