HUNTER'S POINT SOUTH WATERFRONT PARK HONORED BY AMERICAN SOCIETY OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS
Hunter's Point South Waterfront Park, Phase II has been honored by the American Society of Landscape Architects with the National Design Honor Award. Selected annually by an esteemed jury, the ASLA Awards are "committed to the careful stewardship and artful design of our cultural and natural environment."
The 2019 ASLA Jury notes, "This remarkable, multi-faceted waterfront park in Long Island City, New York, has transformed a contaminated brownfield site into a model of sustainable design that incorporates diverse recreational and cultural uses and which grew from a collaborative process involving many disciplines and significant public input. Through an aspirational and innovative blending of landscape architecture and infrastructure, and by employing a host of sophisticated resiliency strategies, the designers have proven that the highest standards of design excellence and the strongest environmental practices are fully compatible. Hunter's Point South Waterfront Park Phase II shows that public spaces built by public agencies can at once look good, serve public needs, and be successfully resilient."