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Kansas City Washington Square Park Revitalization Plans

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Kansas City Washington Square Park Revitalization Plans, Kansas City Parks and Recreation Department. Presented at KCDowntowners by Heather Runkel.

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Kansas City Washington Square Park Revitalization Plans

  1. 1. Collaborators COLLABORATORS Key Stakeholders Kansas City, MO Planning and Development department KCATA Liberty Memorial and the WWI Museum MainCOR Crown Center Union Station BlueCross BlueShield General Services Administration Irish Fest and Jiggle Jam Missouri Korean War Memorial Lathrop and Gage PROJECT TIMELINE WE ARE HERE PRE-DESIGN SCHEMATIC DESIGN FUNDING AND DETAILED DESIGN CONSTRUCTION
  2. 2. PUBLIC PROCESS KEY STAKEHOLDERS KCMO Planning and Development KCATA Liberty Memorial and the WWI Museum MainCOR Crown Center Union Station GSA Lathrop and Gage Downtown Council CONSENSUS STAKEHOLDER VISION Support ongoing redevelopment of Dowtown South Retain and attract jobs in the neighborhood Spur new residential development Foster Urban Vitality Build upon the BRAND of Kansas City and the Park System
  3. 3. PROGRAMMING | PUBLIC WORKSHOP
  4. 4. I WOULD COME TO WASHINGTON SQUARE PARK IF THERE WERE... INTERACTIVE WATER FEATURE 12 FLEXIBLE PLAZAS SHADE STRUCTURES FLEXIBLE LAWNS SCENIC WALKWAYS AMPHITHEATERS/STAGES UNIQUE LIGHTING GROVES OF TREES PLAYGROUND 22 RESTAURANT PAVILION 7 13 5 20 14 7 7 13 21 28 TABLES AND CHAIRS FORMAL GARDENS Interested KC Citizens People Who Work Near the Park People Who Live Near the Park PROGRAMMING | PUBLIC INPUT
  5. 5. I WOULD COME TO WASHINGTON SQUARE PARK IF I COULD... THROW A BALL OR A FRISBEE WANDER THROUGH GARDENS HEAR LIVE MUSIC ATTEND A FESTIVAL GO ICE SKATING MOVIES CLASSES FITNESS TAKE SEE ART EXHIBITIONS FOOD TRUCK WORK REMOTELY VISIT A BEER GARDEN GO TO A FARMER’S MARKET 2 25 10 2 6 7 18 9 19 20 24 24 Interested KC Citizens People Who Work Near the Park People Who Live Near the Park PROGRAMMING | PUBLIC INPUT
  6. 6. PROGRAMMING | CONSENSUS IF THERE WERE... I COULD... FLEXIBLE LAWNS HEAR LIVE MUSIC GROVES OF TREES GO TO A FARMER’S MARKET VISIT A BEER GARDEN WANDER THROUGH GARDENS SCENIC WALKWAYS RESTAURANT PAVILIONS TABLES AND CHAIRS SEE ART EXHIBITIONS
  7. 7. CHAIN OF PARK CONTEXT | RIVERS . GRID . RAILS . PARKS MISSOURI RIVER KANSAS RIVER
  8. 8. CHAIN OF PARK CONTEXT | CONNECTION MISSOURI RIVER KANSAS RIVER
  9. 9. CONTEXT | CONNECTION CROSSROAD 3 MIN STREET CAR 15 MIN WALK 5 MIN BICYCLE CROWN CENTER DOWNTOWN
  10. 10. EXISTING SITE + OPPORTUNITY 5.1 ACRES 5.4 ACRES
  11. 11. PROPOSED LAND SWAP 5.4 ACRE 5.4 ACRE EXISTING PROPOSED
  12. 12. BRYANT PARK, NEW YORK GRAND PARK, LOS ANGELES 155 250 160 980 890 155 250 160 980 890
  13. 13. DISCOVERY GREEN, HOUSTON CITYGARDEN, ST. LOUIS 155 250 160 980 890 155 250 160 980 890
  14. 14. CONCEPT FRAMEWORK
  15. 15. THREE CONCEPTS
  16. 16. CONCEPT 1 | THE RIDGE
  17. 17. CONCEPT 1 | THE RIDGE Pedestrian Bridge Iconic Art Mixed Use Development Performance Lawn Parking Garage Entry Gardens Ridge Overlook Art Wall Gardens Promenade Residential Tower Mixed Use Development BCBS Building Transportation/Retail Building Transit Plaza Bosque Water & Event Plaza Food Truck Parking
  18. 18. THE RIDGE | WATER & EVENT PLAZA
  19. 19. THE RIDGE | PERFORMANCE LAWN
  20. 20. BOSQUE OF TREES WATER FEATURE ART WALLS LANDFORM
  21. 21. PEDESTRIAN GROVE GARDENS
  22. 22. SCULPTED HILLSIDE SLOPING GARDENS
  23. 23. INTERACTIVE WATER
  24. 24. CONCEPT 3 | THE RAIL
  25. 25. Pedestrian Bridge Banded Gardens Mixed Use Development Open Lawn Parking Garage Entry OK Creek Promenade Art Gardens Promenade Playground Landform Amphitheater Residential Tower Shaded South Plaza CONCEPT 3 | THE RAIL Mixed Use Development Retail Pavilion BCBS Building Transportation/Retail Building Water Feature Food Truck Parking
  26. 26. THE RAIL | SHADED SOUTH PLAZA
  27. 27. THE RAIL | OK CREEK PROMENADE
  28. 28. SEATING BANDS OF TREES
  29. 29. ART OK CREEK PROMENADE
  30. 30. BANDED GARDENS SHADE PAVILION

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