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180 York Street3rd StreetArgyle StreetAthletic & Recreation CenterAurora Police StationBentley University ArenaBerry LaneBrooklyn Naval YardsBuckingham FountainBushnell’s Basin at Canal WalkCasa QueretaroChurch Street ParkingCity Field Met StadiumCleveland Clinic parking lotDunbar ParkEast Liberty Presbyterian ChurchEaston Gateway parking lotEvanston Fountain SquareFrancis Street Parking LotFranklin D. Roosevelt State ParkGarden City CenterGlen Ellyn METRA Parking LotGoldring Student CenterGrafton LumberyardGrand Traverse Fire StationGrove StreetHoboken Southwest ParkHudson Sponge Connection, West SideLiberty Village ParketteLoyola University St. Ignatius Community PlazaLoyola University West QuadMary Bartelme ParkMcDonald’s Chicago FlagshipMilwaukee DomesMonona Permeable Parking lotMorton ArboretumMount Lebanon High SchoolNavy PierNew York Botanical GardenNorth Union Streetscape in OleanNorthwestern Lake Forest HospitalOrozco AcademyParvis du parc Frédéric-BackPearl Street StreetscapePlaza de las AmericasPort of RochesterPrairie District ParkRadio FlyerRhode Island Public Transit AuthorityRiggs Heritage ParkRiverside Green Parking LotServiam Gardens Senior ApartmentSKF Parking LotStonehill CollegeSUNY Cortland Tennis CourtsThe Post at 200 SmithThe Weston Hotel/Delaware NorthTinkham Veale University Centre, Case Western Reserve UniversityTown of WilliamsvilleTriton College StadiumUnited Nations HeadquartersUniversity of MichiganUptown Alleyway & MOCAUSS Constitution Overlook ParkVillage GreenWaubonsee Community CollegeWest Union Green StreetsWhole Foods – Springbrook Shopping Center
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Argyle StreetAvonshire Park, North YorkBank of Canada – Head Office, OttawaBroad Art Museum at Michigan State UniversityBrown University & Ship Street SquareCedar PointCitySquare GarageCleveland Firefighters MemorialDistillery DistrictDowning Street Revitalization, Moncton, NBEast Side Bond Condominium ComplexEvanston Fountain SquareFront Street RevitalizationGrafton LumberyardHalifax Central Library, Halifax, Nova ScotiaHoboken Southwest ParkHudson LightsHudson Valley Office ComplexHullmark PlazaJames Street Go StationKew Gardens Streetscape, TorontoLiberty Village ParketteLovejoy WharfLoyola University St. Ignatius Community PlazaMansfield Town Square at Storrs CenterMarket Square – ClevelandMarkham Civic Center PlazaMary Bartelme ParkMBTA Wonderland Pedestrian BridgeMilwaukee DomesMount Pleasant VillageNavy PierNew York Botanical GardenPark at United Steel WorkersParvis du parc Frédéric-BackPier 4Plaza de las AmericasPrairie District ParkPublic Plaza at CN TowerServiam Gardens Senior ApartmentStonehill CollegeStreetsville Main Street Square, StreetsvilleSylvester Baxter Riverfront ParkTelus Tower & Union PlazaThe Indianapolis Motor SpeedwayThe Yard, Rutgers UniversityToronto City HallTown of WilliamsvilleTriton College StadiumUniversity of Chicago North Science QuadUniversity of ConnecticutUniversity of MassachusettsUniversity of Toronto – Mississauga CampusUptown Alleyway & MOCAUSS Constitution Overlook ParkVaughan Metropolitan CentreWest Madison Pocket Park

Evanston Fountain Square

Evanston Fountain Square

Teska Associates, Inc.

Evanston, IL

Located in the heart of downtown Evanston, Fountain Square Plaza has a long-lasting history as a cultural center and an integral piece of the city’s urban fabric. As part of the Fountain Square revitalization project, the City had decided to extend the plaza and repurpose the underutilized vehicle lanes, narrowing the surrounding streets and creating a more pedestrian-oriented area. One of the plaza’s centerpieces – the decorative fountain, which was installed in the 1970s – had also built up numerous maintenance issues over the years, taking up most of the space. Improvements included a renovated open plaza area with an upgraded fountain feature and a veteran’s memorial wall. The busy sidewalk, which was also formerly known as a tripping hazard, was renovated with the help of a Chicago area urban planning and landscape architecture firm. Teska Associates, Inc. used 3×12” Permeable Plank with Umbriano® finish in Grenada White, Winter Marvel and French Grey to create a sustainable and effective solution for the high-traffic urban space. The new Fountain Square Plaza is decorated with young trees, seating features, bike racks and lighting fixtures. The vibrant shared streetscape serves as a community event space and connects multiple streets, accommodating the thousands of people who pass through this plaza every day.