Denver Mayor to Present Bold Vision for the National Western Center

On December 19th, Mayor Michael B. Hancock and key partners will release the Parsons Brinkerhoff | Civitas draft master plan for the National Western Center, which provides a long-range vision for the National Western Complex and the Denver Coliseum. Denver officials will provide key recommendations to strengthen tourism by creating a unique hub for new year-round programming.


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Civitas participated in 3 educational sessions and lead 2 field tours at the recent ASLA Conference in Denver but we had a lot of fun too, as seen at the Harvard Alumni party at our office, celebrating Cornelia Oberlander’s infectious enthusiasm. (From left to right:  Tom Oslund, Claude Cormier, David Rubin, Martha Schwartz, Mia Lehrer, Cornelia Oberlander, Heath Mizer)  Photo credit: Victor Sanchez.

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St. Petersburg Pier Designs Revealed

The Civitas|FR-EE|Mesh team is one of 6 finalists in the St. Petersburg Pier Design Competition.  Today, Pier design proposals will be unveiled and the public will narrow the selection down to 3.  “The Prospect is for the people of St. Petersburg – for education, entertainment and relaxation.  It will bring the community closer together, growing the historic roots of the pier into a vibrant future,” said Mark Johnson, Civitas Principal-In-Charge.  Check out the Tampa Bay Times for more info.