This 12.2-acre brownfield was transformed into a conservation demonstration park, featuring bird and insect habitats, a rec pier and a trail network.
Reimagined as an ecologically restorative landscape, The National Aquarium’s campus revitalization project sets a precedent for waterfront development in urban sites in the face of sea level rise.
The master plan incorporates ideas from an online survey and revitalizes civic landscapes with a focus on sustainability, improvement of the water quality, and promotes neighborhood connections.
The new urban landscape includes better sidewalks, new trees and streetlights, and plantings in bioretention areas that makes the block and the city pedestrian-friendly, safe, and more beautiful.
The plan for a major gateway recommends a more cohesive, attractive, pedestrian-friendly, and high-performing vehicular corridor that lives up to its role as a “welcome mat” for Baltimore.