Client: The City of Providence and Rhode Island LISC on behalf of Trinity Square Historic District
Client Need: To develop and implement physical and programatic strategies for the Trinity Square Historic District to boost cultural life and address public safety concerns. The strategies must be developed through a cross-sector community engagement process inclusive of neighborhood social service providers and the Providence Police Department in order to forge stronger relationships to catalyze change and sustain cultural equity.
Goal: To reconnect neighborhood life to the district through asserting pedestrian priority zones and making cultural activities visible in public space. Each programatic addition will we designed for specific local cultural groups' outreach needs.
In collaboration with RISD Urban Initiatives Team. Images and photos below are sourced from the entire team.
Proposal Final Community Presentation & Full Scale Mock Up
We constructed 12,000 sf of outdoor performance venue and urban lawn in Trinity Square. It is the first outdoor performance space in the neighborhood and will act as a pilot for the rest of the urban plan.