Columbus’ Near Southside neighborhood adjacent to Nationwide Children’s Hospital had seen considerable investment in the area. Livingston Park revitalization presented a unique opportunity to reinforce the park’s role in the community. Cultural improvements were developed in collaboration with Columbus Recreation and Parks Department staff and MKSK through a multi-phase master plan.
Livingston Park’s revitalization capitalizes on the architecture of a dramatic shade structure reminiscent of historic trolley sheds and a new plaza. Illuminated LED panels complement the pavilion that reinforces the neighborhood’s identity and preserves its history for future residents.
- CityColumbus, Ohio
- Year CompletedMarch 2012
- Size of Project9.32 acres
- CollaboratorsMKSK, Prater Engineering Associates
- RecognitionAIA Columbus Merit Award, 2013 ASLA Ohio & Indiana Merit Awards, 20123Form People’s Choice Installation Award, 2012APA-OH Planning Award, 2013
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