A large land area presents a major opportunity to create a district that supports the university’s mission.
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, this campus revitalization 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, water quality improvement, and 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.