Designed by renowned architect Louis Kahn, the 4.5-acre park and plaza sits at the Island's southernmost point. The site features a landscaped open garden and plaza area for passive public enjoyment, promenade along the East River, forecourt, sculpture court and front plaza overlooking the East River with views of Manhattan and Brooklyn. Langan provided site/civil engineering, landscape architecture, geotechnical engineering, permitting, environmental assessment, and natural resource studies for the project.
Location: Roosevelt Island, NY
Client: Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park, LLC
Architect: Louis Kahn; Mitchell/Giurgola Architects, LLP
Awards: ACEC National Grand Award; ACEC NJ Honor Award
Services Rendered: Multiple engineering and environmental services
Strategic Partner: Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park, LLC