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Crescent Park / Eskew+Dumez+Ripple

Crescent Park / Eskew+Dumez+Ripple

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Refurbishment  · 
New Orleans, United States
  • Architects Authors of this architecture project Eskew+Dumez+Ripple
  • Project Year Brands with products used in this architecture project
    2018
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    City Elements, Contech Engineered Solutions, Hess Lighting, KBI Flexi-Pave, Kone, Parkland, Urban Art Project
  • Principal in Charge

    Mark Ripple, Allen Eskew
  • Project Manager

    Amanda Rivera
  • Architect of Record

    Eskew+Dumez+Ripple, Executive Architect
  • Landscape Architect & Design Lead

    Hargreaves Associates
  • Design Architects Piety Wharf & Bridge

    Adjaye Associates
  • Design Architects Mandeville Wharf & Bridge

    Michael Maltzan Associates
  • Photographs

  • Urban Design

    Chan Krieger Sieniewicz
  • Structural Engineering

    Kulkarni Consultants
  • MEP Engineering

    Lucien T. Vivien Jr. & Associates
  • Associate Architect

    St. Martin Brown & Associates
  • Associate Landscape Architect

    Johanna Leibe & Associates
  • Lighting Design

    Lam Partners PHA Lighting Design
  • Traffic Engineering

    Urban Systems
  • Cost Estimating

    C.P. O’Halloran Associates Inc.
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Text description provided by the architects. Part of a larger master plan that envisions a new, greener future for the City of New Orleans and its riverfront, Crescent Park was designed to reconnect people with the river and transform the remnants of the city’s industrial and maritime past into a verdant, accessible, community asset.

Aerial View
Aerial View
Plan Area - Plan Phase 1
Plan Area - Plan Phase 1
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The Park grants unparalleled physical and visual access to the river, creating an environment for locals and visitors to interact and promote a healthy, active lifestyle with unrivaled vistas of the city skyline and the picturesque Crescent City Connection Bridge.

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This 1.4-mile linear park includes 20-acres of indigenous landscaping, a network of paths suitable for walking, jogging, and biking; picnic areas, a dog park, and the adaptive reuse of two industrial wharves: the Piety Wharf and Mandeville Shed. Both structures have been stabilized and repurposed to accommodate public gatherings, festivals and the host of artistic exhibitions that take place throughout the year. In lieu of ne construction, the architects made a conscious decision to build upon the layers of history and character that already defined the sight. A nod to the industrial past, the repurposing of both structures is a modern reinterpretation. In place of shipping and receiving goods, these two spaces provide opportunities for engagement and interaction, the exchange of ideas and conversation. By reconnecting to the river, New Orleans is following the trend of many world-class cities and exploring opportunities to restore and enhance the natural environment while simultaneously improving citizen’s quality of life.

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Address: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

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Cite: "Crescent Park / Eskew+Dumez+Ripple" 11 Jul 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/897501/crescent-park-eskew-plus-dumez-plus-ripple/> ISSN 0719-8884
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