$35 Million Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park Opening Draws Thousands

$35 Million Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park Opening Draws Thousands

Conceived as a “park for everyone,” the revitalized 25-acre Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park brings the long-underserved West Tampa community into Tampa Florida’s new focus on the Hillsborough River as city core. The Civitas/W design actually expanded the river to include a calm water cove for learners and paddlers. Read more…


Lake Minnetonka “Lake Effect” Project Moves Forward

Lake Minnetonka “Lake Effect” Project Moves Forward

The Wayzata, Minnesota, City Council has given Civitas the go-ahead to design implementation plans and construction documents for the “Lake Effect” project, enhancing connectivity with the Lake Minnetonka waterfront and restoring and enhancing lake-edge ecology. “It’s visionary for a small community to take on a transformative project of this scale. It brings bigger-city urban thinking to a smaller city,” says Civitas principal Scott Jordan. Read more…



5280 Loop will be a “game changer for Denver’s center city”

“In less than a century, we have gone from streets with horseless carriages to a highly studied system of roads that often prioritizes cars,” says Chris Parezo, Civitas Principal. “Somewhere we’ve moved away from the concept of the public realm being for the people.” But a new Denver project is providing an opportunity to shift the paradigm. Read more about the #5280LOOP Project here.