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.



pink house party pic

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.



North Embarcadero’s 20 years in the making

Unveiled in a public ceremony featuring music, street performers and food trucks, San Diego’s new North Embarcadero Waterfront Esplanade forms part of a revitalized gateway to the city’s downtown center and establishes an energized destination within a rapidly developing area of the city. The 1,000-foot-long linear public space adjacent to San Diego Bay is the first phase of a $200 million, 10-phase project which had remained in a conceptual stage for more than 20 years. Read More…