Park & Greenway Planning
Assist Communities, Citizens Groups, and Park Departments with Programming and Funding Grant Applications for Design, Planning, Community Presentations, Regulatory Approvals, Construction Bidding, Administration, and Project Maintenance Programs.
Milford Kayak Dock - Milford, Delaware
The Mispillion Greenway in Milford, DE is a highly successful project, providing over 1/2 mile of walkways, raised boardwalks and pedestrian bridges. The Greenway offers recreation opportunities that bring people downtown to enjoy the River. LAS provided design, construction documentation, cost estimating, bidding and contract administration fo this Kayak launch.
Lewes Gateway, Kings Highway & Theodore Freeman Highway, Lewes, Delaware
Landscape Architectural Services, LLC assisted the City of Lewes, DE in developing this Master Plan through a Public Workshop / Planning Charrette process. The Final Plan includes the new Lewes Public Library with Reading Gardens, Trailhead for the Georgetown to Lewes Rail Trail, Outdoor Concert / Community Event facility, Stormwater Management Area, Pedestrian Circulation, Parking (93 for Library and 50 for Trailhead), Jitney Stop, and Landscape Improvements.
LAS provided Public Outreach to multiple interest groups, Site Analysis, Concept Plans A, B, and C, solicited input from DNREC, DelDOT, Lewes Public Library Board, citizens and neighbors, and produced the Final Master Plan in 3 months.
Charles Price Memorial Park, Levels Rd Middletown, DE
LAS was retained by the Town of Middletown to prepare a Master Plan, Construction Budget, and construction documents for this 123 acre community park. The park features approximately 2 miles of walking and biking trails, a dog park of approximately 5 acres for both small and large dogs, and a "Village Green" community open space consisting of 27 acres of lawn focused on a
6 acre lake, 2 playgrounds, 5 picnic pavilions, numerous volleyball courts, and parking for 90 vehicles. The final phase of the project may include a sports complex with a baseball field, restrooms, concession stand, 2 football fields, additional picnic pavilions, and parking for 60 people. Other features include 30 acres of meadows landscaped with mature plantings.
View of the "Dog Park"
View of the Fishing Pier
at the 6 acre lake
Aerial view of the "village green" and promenade
looking from the lake
Georgetown Circle Renovations
On July 19th, 2002, Georgetown Circle was rededicated by the Town of Georgetown and opened for
public enjoyment. Construction on this 500,000 dollar renovation project began in January of 2002.
LAS worked closely with the Citizens Committee & the Town Manager, David Baird, to ensure that this
public space was functional as well as aesthetically pleasing to this historic area.
Services provided for this 84 Acre Site included Mapping, Site Analysis, and Concept & Master Planning.
The Property contains a Historic Farmhouse and Mill Ruins, Riparian Wetlands System, and Mature
Hardwood Forests. This Kent County Park was developed for Passive and Active Recreation and provides a
Football/Soccer Field, 3 Softball Fields, 2 Volleyball Courts, Multiple Horseshoe Pits, and a Walking Trail.
Mispillion Greenway: Inns of the Mispillion
Working with the City of Milford, LAS developed the plans to construct this 50' Pedestrian Bridge and a 500 lineal foot Raised Boardwalk. Period Lighting, Benches, and Trash Receptacles help to make this a pleasant addition to the Mispillion Greenway.
Mispillion Greenway: Mill Pond
Working with the City of Milford, LAS prepared the Concept and Final Plans. LAS was also responsible for securing permits from DNREC, Kent Conservation District, and the State Architectural Accessibility Board. LAS also prepared permanent easements and contract documents for this TEA funded project. Project completed September, 2005.
Mispillion Greenway: Chaney Wilmont and Warnell
The Chaney Wilmont and Warnell Greenways complete the Mispillion Greenway to its easternmost end at Goat Island and provides a Pedestrian Bridge to allow access to the Island. Adding 1/2 mile of walkway and a canoe / kayak launch that provides access to the River, these Phases expand the opportunities for Recreation in Milford. LAS provided Design, Permitting, Construction Documentation, Bidding, and Construction Administration for these very successful projects.
Warnell Dog Park
Mispillion Greenway: Gary L Emory Nature Trail at Goat Island
The Gray L. Emory Nature Trail offers a Trail around Goat Island. This 1/2-mile route crosses Raised Boardwalks and At-Grade Paths. Visitors can enjoy three ecotypes: forested uplands, tidal forested swamp, and tidal emergent wetland. LAS prepared Concept Plans, Assisted the City with Land & Water Conservation Trust Fund Grant Application, Prepared Final Plans, Secured Permits from DNREC, Kent Conservation District, and State Accessibility Board, prepared Contract Documents, Assisted in Contract Bid, Contract Award and Provided Contract Administration.
Seaford Sports Complex
Dedication for Phase 1 of this 37 Acre Sports Complex took place on June 10, 2002. Phase 1 consisted of the completion of one Softball Field and Construction of an Entrance Road and Parking. After completion in late 2003, this Sports Complex now consists of 4 Softball Fields, a Football & Hockey Field, a Volleyball Court, Playground, Concession/Restrooms, a Ceremonial Plaza, Lighting, Landscaping, and Irrigation.
Church Neff Park - Bethany Beach, DE
Located within walking distance to Bethany Beach, LAS designed this park to incorporate a 6' wide
path providing both walking and biking opportunities as well as several seating areas to enjoy the
pond and woodland habitat. Amenities provided include two multi-task play structures, a fitness
course, a 20ft diameter pavilion with picnic tables & grilles, and a one acre pond.
This project is still in the design phase, but is scheduled to begin construction soon.