Landscape Architect & Specifier News

OCT 2016

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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152 Landscape Architect and Specifier News Veterans Boulevard CPZ Beautification Project Metairie, Louisiana Design of the Veterans Blvd. Commercial Parkway Overlay Zone (CPZ) Beautification Project began in 2006. Serving as the main commercial district for Metaire, Louisiana, the six-lane roadway contains a major drainage system of open canals and underground box culverts. The final design included landscape beautification, decorative walls and planters, landscape lighting, irrigation and public artwork. The first three sculptures for the project were part of a long-term loan from the New Orleans Museum of Art. Popularity of the project quickly spread, and many residents of the region donated additional artwork, while Jefferson Parish created a program to include sculptures by local artists. The project currently includes 14 sculptures, with more planned for the future. Linfield, Hunter & Junius Metairie, Louisiana Linfield, Hunter and Junius, Inc. (LHJ) is a mid-sized consulting firm with the ability to perform engineering, architecture, landscape architecture and land surveying with its in-house full time personnel. Through this arrangement, LHJ has a long tradition of providing its services to private, municipal, state and federal clients in a coordinated, timely and efficient manner. V i e w m o r e f i r m p h o t o s - 2 8 7 5 0 i e w V i e w m o r e f i r m p h o t o s - 2 8 7 5 0 m o r e f i r m p h o t o s - 2 8 7 5 0 (Continued on page 154)

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