Engstrom Park Grand Opening

2018-01-05T10:00:57-06:00Architecture, Buildings, Construction, News|

Engstrom Park Grand Opening This past weekend, the Batavia Park District celebrated the re-dedication of its 14 acre Engstrom Park. Upland Design led the multi-phase renovation and is pleased to be involved in another great project in Batavia. In order to accommodate a summer full of festivals and the soccer season schedule, the site improvements

Houston Street Planters

2018-01-05T09:59:14-06:00Architecture, Buildings, Construction, News|

Houston Street Planters This week the City of Batavia, Batavia Park District, Batavia MainStreet, and other local volunteers came together to install new plantings along Houston Street in Batavia. The City of Batavia saved approximately $33,000 by using volunteers rather than hiring a crew. The planter updates now include Boxwood, Roses, Catmint, Alliums, and Daylilies

Building Dynamic Playgrounds

2018-01-05T09:57:54-06:00Architecture, Buildings, Construction, News|

Building Dynamic Playgrounds Check out Michelle’s great article about Dynamic Play featured in March’s issue of Parks and Recreation Magazine! It features Hiawatha Park as a great example of utilizing the some of the nine key elements highlighted for building dynamic playgrounds.