Jul 142016

New Escofet Benches installed on green lawn.

C+R’s new plaza at Miami Dade College’s Wolfson Parking Garage in the heart of Downtown Miami is almost complete!  Nestled between the campus’ of Miami Dade College and  the New World School of the Arts, the plaza allows an oasis for students to study and relax in a lush green environment in stark contrast to the existing urban environment.


New trees and mature plant material installed


Custom curved precast concrete bench installation in progress

The plaza design offers a variety of open spaces for impromptu performances and art exhibits as well as cozy modern furnishings with places to gather or lay on a lawn.  The adjacent white wall flanking the park is envisioned to be a new mural designed and implemented by the local youth and a backdrop for the new urban plaza. Expected completion is Fall 2016!


New bike racks installed in front of white wall ready for a mural!


Concrete pavers and new modern lighting installed

Project Credits : Aida Curtis (Managing Principal), TJ Marston (Lead Designer/Project Manager), Ruben Colon, Julio Persivale

Oct 152015

We are proud to announce the Grand Opening of Hialeah’s Garden of the Arts! The design of the Garden of the Arts transforms an underutilized transmission corridor into a lush outdoor museum featuring art installations from world renowned artists as well as a 1/2 mile walking trail, a garden amphitheater with elevated stage, and rollings hills of tropical and native plant species.  The opening was held on September 25th and was presented by the City of Hialeah Mayor, Carlos Hernandez.

  • Click here to see a video from the local news station featuring the park opening, local artists, and reactions and support from the local neighborhood!
  • For more information about the park design click here.
  • For directions to visit the park, click here.

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