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LMT Veterans Committee Presentation

  1. 1. Lest We Forget
  2. 2. The Lower Makefield Township Veterans Monument
  3. 3. Existing Site
  4. 4. Park Master Plan
  5. 5. Major Elements of Park <ul><li>Designed to Maintain Existing Uses and Accept New Uses Including: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>School Trips, Music and Theater, Holiday Gatherings </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Parking Lot </li></ul><ul><li>Formal Edge Along Edgewood Road Featuring: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Potential for On Street Parking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bike Path </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Colonnade of Specimen Trees </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Low Wall and Fence-Line to Demarcate Park Boundary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Entrances at Center and Corners </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Formally Landscaped Berm Along Rear to screen CVS </li></ul>
  6. 6. Major Elements of Park <ul><li>Possible Presentation Area at Northeast Corner </li></ul><ul><li>Possible Playground (natural and sculpted) </li></ul><ul><li>Internal Pathways </li></ul><ul><li>Gathering Area Below Central Oak </li></ul><ul><li>Natural Edge Along Heacock Road </li></ul><ul><li>Monument </li></ul>
  7. 7. Monument’s Place
  8. 8. The Monument’s Place <ul><li>On Axis with the Great Oak </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Allows for Gentle Flow to the Contemplative Gathering Area Beneath the Oak </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Layers Vertically from Street to Flagpole to Tree to Formal Screening Berm along the Rear (CVS) Edge </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Visible from Both Streets </li></ul><ul><li>Accessible from Parking and Procession and Corners </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>Features of the Monument </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Form Inspired by the Soaring Flight of the Eagle </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Timeless </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Not for any Particular War or Conflict </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Not of Any Particular Historical Period </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Echoes the Form of the Oak Tree </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Engages All Edges of the Surrounding Landscape </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anchors the Park </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Beckoning and yet Embracing </li></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 11. Features of the Monument <ul><ul><li>Enduring </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Constructed of Durable Natural Materials and Landscape </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Approximate Cost: $350,000 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inspiring </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Civic Wall Inscribed with Quote or Motto </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Civic Wall Features the Revived Woodside Honor Roll </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Name Dedication Wall Honors those who made the Ultimate Sacrifice </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Community Involving </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Exterior Path Pavers Available for Donation </li></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 12. Flagpole
  12. 13. Name Dedication Wall
  13. 14. Civic Statement Wall
  14. 15. Granite Pavers Inside Monument
  15. 16. Engaged Landscape for Name Dedication Wall
  16. 17. Brick Pavers Outside the Walls