Center Plaza, part of Baltimore’s Charles Center, was a keystone of Baltimore’s downtown revitalization efforts in the 1960’s. One of Baltimore’s original “green roofs,” by the 1990’s the plaza had deteriorated into an unattractive, unused space that adversely affected the surrounding buildings.
Mahan Rykiel Associates provided concept and design development services for this new 250-bed hospital built on 11 acres of County-owned land in Cedar Grove, New Jersey. This new facility replaces a century-old building with a state of the art hospital for the state’s most vulnerable patients.
Wyman Park Dell, a 16-acre historic park, is one of the few parks in Baltimore fully conceived and designed by the Olmsted Brothers. The park is a significant resource for the surrounding neighborhood, institutions such as the Baltimore Museum of Art and Johns Hopkins University as well as for the City residents.
Consistent with UMBC’s Master Plan, this project expands the Athletic Precinct of the campus with the design of this 5,000-seat multipurpose facility. Designed to accommodate NCAA D1 athletics, the facility will specifically house the basketball and volleyball programs, but will also be an important new venue for commencements, concerts, and other community and campus events.