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WAYZATA’S 9/11 MEMORIAL

Civitas hosted numerous conversations with the community, city and family stakeholders that led to the creation of a serene, lakefront space defined by nine birch trees and two large granite plinths, representing both the number eleven and the iconic silhouette of the twin towers. ...

ST. PATRICKS ISLAND

Civitas with W Architecture won a design competition to create an active, nature-based park on the island for residents of the growing downtown and nearby populations. ...

SAN DIEGO CONVENTION CENTER

For years the community has complained that the Convention Center walled off the Bay – this proposal shows that it is possible to make the building even larger while greatly increasing the size of the building and public access and enjoyment of the waterfront ...

PLAZA DE PANAMA

Balboa Park is San Diego’s most treasured place. Built for the 1915 Panama California Exhibition and designed by New York architect Bertram Goodhue, the Spanish Colonial complex is now a National Historic Landmark District ...

PENA STATION NEXT

PEÑA Station Next is Denver’s newest mixed-use, Transit Oriented Development (TOD) situated along the University of Colorado A Line. ...

PAINTED PRAIRIE

Painted Prairie. The pinnacle of sustainable development, community building and environmental stewardship in Aurora, Colorado, US. ...

NORTH EMBARCADERO

The first phase design for San Diego’s waterfront improves the framework of an existing master plan that proposes unique park spaces along this one-mile long edge, called the North Embarcadero. ...

LONG BEACH CIVIC CENTER

Civitas with design partner Fentress Architects and development partners Lend Lease Investments, Macquarie Capital Group and Mar Ventures, were finalists for the international design and delivery competition to re-generate the Long Beach Civic Center which in its current condition can be characterized as an impenetrable super-block that that supports local government, the Public Library, parking facilities, a plaza and the ...

LARIMER SQUARE

The redevelopment of the street and shops was the first catalyst and proof that the idea of renovating all of historic Lower Downtown could be a viable way to bring new life and living into a downtown that had been in decline. ...

LAKE MILADA

Through more than a year of intense planning and design, and complex collaboration with a global team that Civitas co-led with 4ct during a global pandemic, we were able to develop a masterplan for the revitalization of the community encompassing Lake Milada. ...

JULIAN B. LANE RIVERFRONT

The Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park redevelopment is the first project to be implemented as part of the InVision plan. Civitas and W are leading community outreach including over 40 individual stakeholder meetings and a series of public meetings that are attracting 200+ people each. ...

JONES CAMPUS

Civitas was selected to create a vision for the 52-acre campus of the Harvey and Bernice Jones Center for Families, in downtown Springdale, Arkansas. ...

IMPERIAL BEACH PIER

Civitas has designed improvements to California’s southernmost pier at Imperial Beach in San Diego. Already a popular destination, the updated pier is even more relevant and resilient, attracting more foot traffic with a more comfortable and engaging experience. ...

FITZSIMONS INNOVATION COMMUNITY

Civitas created a Vision Plan that capitalizes on the site’s strategic location between Anschutz Medical Campus (AMC) and a new light rail station. ...

FINLAY PARK

The new design respects the original goals and objectives of revered southern landscape architect Robert Marvin while improving circulation, engaging users through diverse, interconnected spaces and increasing accessibility, safety, and visibility ...

COMMONS PARK

Civitas has worked on over 30 initiatives in Denver’s Central Platte Valley, culminating in the design of Commons Park. ...

CENTRAL PLATTE VALLEY

Civitas has prepared roughly 30 projects in Denver’s Central Platte Valley over a 32 year period. This area was rail yards, an inter-modal facility and warehouses when Civitas was founded there in 1984 ...

CALGARY CULTURE AND ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICT

Civitas is leading a group of stakeholders including property owners, neighbors and the city to develop a cohesive urban design vision and development strategy to create a new downtown neighborhood. ...

BROOMFIELD TOWN SQUARE

Civitas was selected by an investor and city partnership to create an urban design vision, public realm design and development package to create a new City Center. ...

BRONCOS STADIUM NEIGHBORHOOD

Civitas was retained by a development and investment team to create an urban design vision, based in market and infrastructure realities, for the South Lots District at Broncos Stadium. ...

BRNO CITY CENTER

Civitas was engaged by 4ct Platform, a Czech development services company and J+T Bank, the property owner, to develop a district redevelopment plan. ...

BLACK BAY PARK

Civitas created a nature-in-the-city experience for Black Bay Park – a well-kept secret 60-acre parcel along the Spokane River in the small town of Post Falls, Idaho. ...

BELMAR PLAZA

Civitas led the overall development of the urban design plan which centers on Alaska and Teller Streets converging on a central plaza and gathering space. ...

ARAPAHOE STEPS AT CALVARY CHURCH GOLDEN

When the historic Calvary Church in downtown Golden, Colorado, was granted rights to develop a section of Arapahoe Street in downtown Golden, Colorado, they called Civitas to brainstorm. ...

ANN AND JIM GOODNIGHT MUSEUM PARK

Civitas was engaged by the museum to explore how Museum Park could be developed to bring the museum into nature. ...

5280 TRAIL

Civitas led the effort to define the vision - as a tool to improve community connectivity, to encourage healthy living and recreation, to make a more green and resilient city. ...