Katy Trail, image courtesy of Dallas Gardens
HR&A Principal, Elissa Hoagland Izmailyan will be participating in a panel discussion entitled “Trails in Dallas” on Wednesday, September 2nd hosted by the Dallas Center for Architecture. Over the last several years there has been a renewed interest in the creation and revitalization of trails in the North Texas Area. This panel discussion will look at how these trails have impacted the area economically and how they fit into the urban fabric in terms of design and new development. The panelists will examine several projects in Dallas including Katy Trail, the Bachman Lake Park Loop Trail, and the Trinity Strand Trail.
The world’s largest civic technology competition is back. This year’s NYC BigApps competition – produced by HR&A on behalf of the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) – asks teams to build apps, devices, and other tech tools that solve four pressing challenges aligned with the de Blasio Administration’s OneNYC long-term plan. The Challenges are: Team [...]
Stan Wall, former Director of Real Estate and Station Planning at the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, joins HR&A. "The addition of Stan Wall to our D.C. office strengthens the firm’s capacity to enhance the quality of urban life across the Capitol region." – John Alschuler, Chairman HR&A is pleased to welcome Stan Wall as a [...]
The story of the Los Angeles River is almost as long as its 51-mile span across its namesake city and county. Once flowing freely through Los Angeles, its route is now imprisoned within a concrete channel built by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to reduce flooding and contain wastewater. For almost fifty years, most [...]
Long Island’s Third Track – Fast Track to Future by Shuprotim Bhaumik Third Track used to be a controversial word on Long Island. But today, support for a Third Track on the Main Line of the Long Island Rail Road is growing rapidly with a broad coalition of business groups, labor leaders, and educational /medical [...]
HR&A Senior Principal Jamie Torres Springer traveled to Bonn, Germany, to present on innovations in post-Sandy resiliency efforts at Resilient Cities 2015: The 6th Global Forum on Urban Resilience & Adaptation, June 8-10. The annual Resilient Cities Series, launched in 2010, is an effort by ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability (ICLEI, originally the “International [...]
HR&A is pleased to announce that The Lawn on D, a flexible, vibrant, and temporary open space in Boston, was recently recognized by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the Boston Society of Landscape Architects (BSLA) as a catalyst for innovative placemaking, neighborhood revitalization, and design excellence. The AIA National Small Project Award, which [...]
HR&A is a proud sponsor of CityAge Los Angeles and is honored to take part in the conference hosted in LA. On May 28th and 29th, more than two hundred attendees will convene in Los Angeles, CA to explore and discuss urban investment opportunities, innovation hubs, capital planning for infrastructure, transit-oriented development, downtown core revitalization, [...]
The Union Station Redevelopment Corporation, together with its partners Amtrak and Akridge, have commissioned Beyer Blinder Belle Architects & Planners LLP and Grimshaw Architects to create the Master Development Plan for Washington, DC’s Union Station. HR&A is excited to have been selected as part of the Master Development Plan team. Building on the initial vision presented in Amtrak’s 2012 Washington Union Terminal Master Plan, the Master Development Plan for Union Station’s 2nd Century is the next major milestone in the process and will encompass comprehensive planning, public engagement, and an environmental assessment.
As America charts its recovery from the Great Recession, certain regions throughout the country are experiencing astounding waves of growth. In Texas, home to seven of the 15 fastest growing cities in America, this positive trend is increasingly evident as cities and towns prepare to accommodate the influx of new residents and jobs with infrastructure [...]