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The Circle: Uptown Normal, IL

The Circle located in uptown Normal, IL is a beautifully landscaped and sustainably designed multi-functional circle that provides community green space, re-circulates storm water into a public fountain and improves traffic circulation. Designed by the award winning Hoerr Schaudt landscape architects from Chicago, the circle aesthetically enhances the community surroundings creating an energy that naturally entices and ...more »

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Market Square, Downtown Pittsburgh

Laid out in the original 1784 survey of the City, through all its ups and downs, Market Square holds a special place in the hearts of Pittsburghers. Older generations tell stories of coming every week as kids shopping with parents, the middle generations talking about the bars and nightlife of their youth, and people come now for flash mobs, business meetings, weddings or even zombie festivals. This newly renovated ...more »

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Boston North End Greenway

The parks reflect the comfortable scale of the adjacent North End neighborhood. Spacious lawns surrounded by densely planted perimeter beds define these parks that were designed by Crosby, Schlessinger, Smallridge LLC and Gustafson Guthrie Nichol Ltd. Along the eastern edge, a trellis “pergola” covers a long “front porch” that provides both a place for sitting and an overlook for the lawn and the historic architecture ...more »

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