• Hazel Park, Michigan: This project transforms two-mile corridor of John R. Road which has deteriorated due to rampant sprawl and disinvestment over the past 50 years. This study outlines an incremental planning framework that creates a new downtown for Hazel Park by guiding the beginnings of two districts with a series of public and private catalytic projects.

  • La Quinta, California: This project transforms an eight-lane asphalted highway into a six-lane thoroughfare with parallel parking and a central median, creating a cultural oasis in the desert of La Quinta.

  • Albuquerque, New Mexico : The Sawmill District in Albuquerque is reimagined as a 24/7 cultural, dining, specialty retail, hospitality and entertainment hub. With attractive storefronts, plentiful landscaping, streets and sidewalks, the district is transformed into a rich, open-space network centered on a public plaza.

  • Montclair, California: This streetscape plan for two important thoroughfares in the Montclair’s downtown is the result of a three-month collaboration between the City of Montclair and the consultant team, representing a radical departure from the typical sprawl trends that have characterized this postwar suburb since the 1960s.

  • Alamo Heights, Texas: This plan for a one-mile corridor recasts streets as urban avenues with wide sidewalks, landscaped medians and a streetcar, with plans for developing mixed-use and multi-family buildings supported by transit and a park-once district.

  • South Pasadena, California: This plan creates a long-term vision for the historic downtown area of South Pasadena, focusing on two streets, Mission Street and Fair Oaks Avenue, and the existing Gold Line light rail station.

  • Pasadena, California: In 1964 the State of California seized a large swath of Pasadena’s land, demolishing thousands of homes in order to extend the 710 Freeway north. A citizen-led movement stalled the project, however, leaving a freeway stub that interrupts the street grid and neighborhoods. The 710 Freeway Reclaim, a community-based initiative, proposes to rebuild the urban fabric destroyed over 50 years ago.

  • La Chorrera, Republic of Panama: Market Plaza features 600 dwelling units and 27,500 square meters of retail and office space in the suburbs of Panama City.

  • Lancaster, California: The redesign of Lancaster Boulevard establishes a lively public realm with reconfigured streets, plazas, paseos and other public spaces, remedying the loss of the City’s traditional downtown character.

  • Ventura, California: As part of a conceptual master plan for a number of downtown streets, the California Street Bridge design reconnects downtown Ventura with the coastline.

  • Beverly Hills, California: The character of the Golden Triangle has been strengthened by transforming the area into a park-once district, adding improved landscape and lighting, and adopting a code to guide the design of future buildings.

  • Albuquerque, New Mexico: East Downtown is in the process of revitalizing its Central Avenue and Broadway corridors with light rail and a comprehensive redevelopment strategy.

  • Tucson, Arizona: A plan for enhancing a five-mile stretch of the Stone Avenue Corridor identifies a pivotal intersection as an urban gateway to surrounding areas and outlines a typological infill strategy to develop underused sites.

  • Bellflower, California: A dilapidated streetscape was revitalized by removing 1960s-era siding, which had hidden a beautiful art deco façade, and with improved signage, lighting and paint.