Simone Collins begins Blueway Trail
Manhasset Bay / West Hempstead Blueway Master Plan – After completing more than 60 trails and greenways in Pennsylvania and Delaware, SC is starting work on its first trail in the Empire State. The Manhasset Bay / West Hempstead Blueway Trail will traverse over 23 miles of the bay’s coastline. The blueway master plan will delineate points of access for small craft along the coastline. Once on shore, mariners will be directed to points of interest, visitor services and amenities. SC is teamed with Nelson, Pope, & Voorhis, Engineers of Melville NY and Ariays Design Landscape Architecture of Southampton, NY.
Simone Collins is currently engaged in 10 trail projects for various clients across the east coast.
Waterfront Greenway in Philadelphia
Philadelphia Navy Yard Greenway – The adaptive reuse of the Philadelphia Navy Yard has been a success story of urban renewal in the City of Brotherly Love. As consultant to the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation, SC was pleased to be selected as prime consultant to design the 1 mile greenway along the Delaware Riverfront. The initial phase of the greenway will be constructed in fall of 2009.
Camden N.J. gets a new Park
Peace Park, Camden, NJ. – Father Michael Doyle came to Sacred Heart Parish in Camden forty years ago. His ministry of hope and renewal was commemorated in May through the dedication of “Peace Park”, a small park site near the church. SC was honored to serve as co-designer for the park. Father Doyle’s work is shown in the documentary “The Poet of Poverty” narrated by Martin Sheen.
Brian Owens achieves LEED AP
Staff landscape architect recently attained LEED AP status. Brian is a graduate of Syracuse University and has been with SC since April 2008. Brian participated in the design of SC’s new offices in Norristown, designed to meet LEED sustainable standards.
Kiem Street Bridge, Pottstown, PA.
SC is sub consultant to Traffic Planning & Design (TPD) for the replacement design of the Kiem Street Bridge spanning Schuylkill River between Montgomery and Chester Counties. The design team is currently evaluating design options for the new structure.