SCAPE wins three 2023 ASLA-NY Awards

Mar 29, 2023

We’re honored and delighted to share that three SCAPE projects were recognized in the 2023 ASLA-NY Design Awards. Financial District & Seaport Climate Resilience Master Plan | New York, NY Honor Award: Analysis & Planning Proposing a publicly-accessible, multi-level waterfront that seamlessly integrates flood risk reduction infrastructure, the FiDi-Seaport Climate Resilience Master Plan balances multiple

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The last link in the Hoboken waterfront: SCAPE joins team for Maritime Park

Mar 22, 2023

The last link in the City of Hoboken’s section of the Hudson River Walkway, the site of the former Union Dry Dock spans 5 landside acres along the waterfront of Hoboken, New Jersey—the final industrial property on the city’s waterfront to be converted to public open space after decades of planning and advocacy. In February

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A cleaner, more accessible Gowanus waterfront: City of New York and EPA break ground on $1.6 billion pollution reduction and open space project

Mar 21, 2023

Last week, NYC Mayor Eric Adams, NYC DEP Commissioner Rohit Aggarwala, and EPA Region 2 Administrator Lisa Garcia broke ground on a $1.6 billion project to dramatically reduce pollution into the Gowanus Canal while introducing 3.6 acres of publicly accessible waterfront open space to the neighborhood. The groundbreaking marks construction on the first of two

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SCAPE team selected to lead revitalization of Main Street in Johnstown, Pennsylvania

Mar 15, 2023

We’re excited to share that in February, the City Council of Johnstown, PA unanimously selected SCAPE to lead a new project reimagining the city’s Main Street corridor as a vibrant 21st-century streetscape. The team also includes a number of local subconsultants—including Thad Pawlowski (Partners in Public Design) to lead engagement, CJL Engineering to lead civil

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City of Mobile releases vision for Brookley by the Bay

Feb 16, 2023

This month, the City of Mobile released an ambitious new vision for Brookley by the Bay, a 98-acre waterfront site just south of downtown adjacent to the Mobile Aeroplex. Located at the mouth of the Mobile-Tensaw Delta, the Mobile waterfront was once an abundant mosaic of tidal marshes, forested wetlands, and shallow lagoons. Since its

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SCAPE joins team to reimagine 95-acre SouthWorks site in Ithaca

Jan 23, 2023

Encompassing over 95 acres on South Hill in Ithaca, New York, the SouthWorks site has undergone many transformations over the years. Once a manufacturing facility for industrial chains, automotive parts, and Tommy airplanes, it has sat vacant for the past 11 years. In early December 2022, SHIFT Capital—a Philadelphia-based social impact real estate firm—acquired the

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A continued collaboration on the Dorchester waterfront with BPDA and the City of Boston

Jan 20, 2023

Extending 9.5 miles from Moakley Park to the beloved Neponset River Reservation and Greenway, the waterfront of Dorchester—Boston’s largest and most diverse neighborhood—is incredibly varied. It is also at increasing risk from a number of climate-intensified factors, from sea-level rise and king tides to severe stormwater flooding. From 2019 to 2020, SCAPE collaborated with the

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CPRA releases draft 2023 Coastal Master Plan

Jan 10, 2023

This month, the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) released the draft 2023 Coastal Master Plan—a public document that guides and summarizes the state’s coastwide investments in risk reduction and restoration projects—open for comments until March 25th. Now the fourth edition of the plan, this draft presents a vision for preserving the state’s history,

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SCAPE announces 2023 promotions

Jan 3, 2023

In recognition of their professional excellence, leadership, and continued contributions to the growth and success of the firm, SCAPE is pleased to announce the promotion of nine individuals across our New York, New Orleans, and San Francisco offices: Nans Voron is promoted to Design Director. Kaleen Juarez and Doug Brooks, RLA, are promoted to Senior

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Governor Kathy Hochul and partners break ground on Alafia in East New York

Dec 19, 2022

This morning, SCAPE joined Governor Kathy Hochul alongside key partners, stakeholders, and community members to break ground on Alafia—a transformative $1.2 billion redevelopment of the former 27-acre Brooklyn Developmental Center property in East New York. The project, a key part of the state’s Vital Brooklyn initiative, will introduce over 2,400 affordable apartments to the neighborhood,

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