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Balis Park is Complete!

      Renovations of Balis Park are complete.  This transformation happened surprisingly fast by city infrastructure improvement standards.  It took only 1.5 years from idea conception to completion!   The original idea was spawned by the realization that the … Continue reading

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Balis Park Groundbreaking 2013 – YouTube

Balis Park Groundbreaking 2013 – YouTube.

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He is Risen!

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The sign says it all

Sometimes we say too much.  Simplicity rules. We all understand this, right? In case you were planning to take your wheelchair or baby stroller on the escalator. On the metro, don’t do this:   And my favorite, restroom doors in … Continue reading

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Balis Park | The Central Park of San Marco

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Why do we need the Mobility Plan?

This person has two choices- manually wheel through the sometimes muddy or wet grass, or go into the street- to get to the bus stop.  How is this acceptable? Regardless of how we arrived at this situation, the mobility plan … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

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Make your mark in San Marco.

It’s official.   The San Marco Square traffic and pedestrian improvement project is happening!   This expansion of Balis Park will provide better traffic flow, more parking spaces, safer pedestrian pathways, and a community gathering green space.   This is … Continue reading

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Floating Coffee Shop

We always say Jax needs to capitalize on its river more.    Here are a few creative ideas. A winding pedestrian bridge.  This one leads to a minimalist gathering space.  What interesting floating space could ours lead to?   Or … Continue reading

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Stand up. Keep fighting.

Stand up. Keep fighting..

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