Mifflin Square Park: Making Room for Everyone
Collaborators: HECTOR, Ground Reconsidered, KS Engineers PC, International Consultants Inc.
Role: Landscape Architect
Status: Schematic Design In Progress
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Mifflin Square Park is located in the South of Philadelphia. Cherished by the community at heart, Mifflin Park has been THE neighborhood hangout spot, serving locals as an irreplaceable public space.
Hector is working with a coalition of community-based groups, government agencies, and others to redesign a 100-year-old public park and create a plan for the neighborhoods that surround it. After the engaging, comprehensive and creative planning phase with local communities, Hector has been retained by SEAMAAC Inc, the convener of the Mifflin Coalition, to lead the park design and neighborhood plan with goals of forming a broad resident coalition, strengthening nearby businesses, preserving affordable housing, and ensuring that current residents have a say in neighborhood development.
As HECTOR's landscape architecture and design consultant, we aim to deliver an inclusive park for all ages to enjoy. Together with a team of experts, our joint effort has been proven fruitful, pushing the design that was deeply rooted in the community one step closer to reality. Plan and renderings courtesy of SEAMAAC & HECTOR.