Urban Planning and Streetscapes

  • Road Layout and Edge Treatments
  • Office/Industrial Park Site Planning
  • Street Trees, Furnishings and Amenities
  • Street Lighting Layouts & Details
  • Paver & Stamped Concrete Layouts

Urban Planning and Streetscapes

Palmyra Main Street Reconstruction

Village of Palmyra, Wayne County, New York

  • Main Street Reconstruction; NYS Routes 31 and 21 overlap.
  • Innovative traffic calming measures used including curbed bump-outs, high visibility crosswalk and angled street parking.
  • Precast concrete pavers and exposed aggregate concrete sidewalks used to define pedestrian flow, tree-lawn area, parking lane and street.
  • Period style lighting, wood/iron benches, bike racks and trash containers compliment historic buildings, park and neighborhood.
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Mt. Morris Streetscape

Village of Mount Morris, Livingston County, New York

  • Concept design for streetscape elements including exposed aggregate sidewalks, wood/steel benches, bike racks, bollards, decorative precast concrete pavers in tree lawns, parking area, and crosswalks.
  • Three Genesee Valley Greenway Trail crossings - two with parking.
  • Historic period style decorative street lights with banners.
  • Innovative traffic-calming, curb bumpouts.
  • Prepared landscape plans, specifications and estimates for entire project.
  • Photo simulations for downtown streetscape and other areas of the project.
  • Stream, steep slope and natural area plantings.
  • Photo simulations for a proposed Greenway Trail pedestrian bridge over the Genesee River.
  • Preservation and protection of numerous significant large tree specimens.
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Bank of America Plaza

City of Rochester, Monroe County, New York

  • 4,200 SF Roof-top plaza with decorative exposed aggregate concrete pavement, brick pavement, polished granite curbing, landscaped planters and beds.
  • Decorative concrete and boulder ‘Zen’ Garden.
  • Precast Concrete benches and bollards also Serve to limit vehicular access to the plaza.
  • Bollard walkway lighting.
  • All beds are fully irrigated.
  • Accessible ramping with railings for the disabled.
  • City of Rochester, Monroe County, NY
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Norton Street Urban Renewal District

City of Rochester, Monroe County, New York

  • Conceptual overall site planning, streetscape layout, and configuration.
  • Individual lot site planning - conceptual.
  • Over 50 new street trees.
  • Design of NET (Neighborhood Empowerment Team) site including parking lot, ROW columns and fencing, pedestrian circulation, bus shelter, benches, a brick kiosk, decorative paver patio area, and landscaping.
  • Decorative precast concrete project signs, metal fencing and brick pillars.
  • Design of streetscape refurbishments including relaying sidewalk pavers, repainting of light poles and bollards, and new street trees.
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Elmwood Avenue Bridge Reconstruction

City of Rochester, Monroe County, New York

  • Concept through final design for streetscape and multi-use trail elements.
  • Creation of ‘Gateway’ signage for the Bausch & Lomb Riverside Park and the entrance to the University of Rochester campus.
  • Bridge and Trail features include:
    • Precast concrete monument sign for the park entrance.
    • Stamped concrete Riverway Trail pattern.
    • Genesee Riverway Trail informational kiosk.
    • Decorative precast concrete posts and poured-in-place concrete stairway.
    • Landscaped embankment.
    • Decorative stamped concrete river overlook.
    • Decorative precast concrete block walls.
    • New river overlook platforms on reconstructed bridge structure.
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Chili Avenue Reconstruction

City of Rochester, Monroe County, New York

  • Concept design for streetscape elements including exposed aggregate sidewalks, and decorative precast pavers in tree lawns and crosswalks.
  • Creation of a ‘Gateway’ area at the entrance into the City of Rochester from the Town of Gates.
  • ‘Gateway’ features include:
    -Entrance sign feature.
    -Landscaped traffic median.
    -Decorative lighting and banner poles.
    -Decorative concrete seating wall.
    -Landscaped embankment.
    -Precast concrete pylons with Lilac themed panels.
    -Precast concrete/cedar screen walls.
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Seneca Falls, NY Streetscape Improvements

Town of Seneca Falls, Seneca County, New York

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