Riverfront Revitalization

PROJECT: Smothers Park

LOCATION: Owensboro, Ky.

ARCHITECTS/PLANNERS: EDSA, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

The newly improved Smothers Park in Owensboro, Ky., designed by EDSA. Photo Courtesy of EDSA

AMENITIES: Smothers Park is the city’s newest open space on the Ohio River and includes an interactive children’s playground and outdoor museum; one of the nation’s largest, fully accessible playgrounds; a permanent home for the Shelton Memorial, Owensboro’s tribute to the men and women of the armed forces; two major water features and a riverfront promenade with numerous opportunities for special events, seating areas and places to enjoy the riverfront.

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