Adams Park at 2nd & Vienna
This park was created in conjunction with the site's major partners: Riverworks Development Corp. (the site sponsor), Brico Foundation, HOME GR/OWN, Walnut Way, City NIDC and the 2015 Partners for Places initiative, led by the Greater Milwaukee Foundation.
Adams Park was conceived and designed to catalyze positive, healthy gatherings, programming and public art in North Harambee. After neighborhood workshops run by UWM School of Architecture and Urban Planning's Community Design Solutions, residents requested a plant-filled, open space and a "patio" gathering space. The park's centerpiece will be the artistic pergola and entryway that will be constructed on the patio area in 2016 - we thank partner Brico Fund for underwriting the public art installation.
Construction & Completion: September, 2015
Public art installation: Summer, 2016
Sustainable and Green Features of the park:
- Native Perennials & trees
- A bike rack donated by partner Saris of Madison
- 7 fruit trees, donated by partners Growing Power & Stark Nursery
- In 2016, we are planning for a major public art installation at the entrance and on top of the stone gathering space.
CDS Vienna Concept drawing below depicts the pergola and entryway coming in 2016.