Blue Back Square – Library & Town Park
Blue Back Square is an extension of the pedestrian heart of downtown West Hartford, Connecticut. This one-million-SF project included the regeneration of a brownfield site, expansion of civic facilities and public open-space, a mix of large and small format retail shops, two municipal parking garages, restaurants, professional and medical offices, a health club, residential condominiums and apartments the renovation and expansion of the West Hartford Library and the creation of a town park. The new streetscape was designed with granite curbs, unit pavers, concrete banding, decorative bollards and street lighting that mesh with the character of the existing downtown. Langan provided full site/civil, landscape design, traffic consulting, environmental and geotechnical engineering services to facilitate the new development.