The Aftermath Of Park Projects

In the not-so-distant-past, a park project took a familiar path to become a reality. Leadership gathered to build a consensus on project priorities for the coming year. After careful consideration, Park X—the aging flagship park—was selected. The budget was set, based on the last neighborhood park completed, and the green light was given to proceed. Once the director initiated the project and provided background and program definition to the design team, other leaders were included as needed. Community input was …


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3 comments on “The Aftermath Of Park Projects

  1. Tim Ishman on said:

    This should be required reading for the whole team. Not only for first-timers, but as a refresher before starting a project.

    • Eric Hornig on said:

      Tim, Thanks so much for your endorsement! If I can ever be a resource to you or your team don’t hesitate to reach out.

  2. Tom Mortensen, RLA, ASLA on said:

    This article is spot on. Setting realistic expectations up front and avoiding unintended consequences is a successful park project.

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