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Ensley Gateway Beautification Project

Ensley sign and gateway plazasA gateway beautification project is planned for the open parcel north of the intersection of N. Palafox Street and E. Johnson Avenue in the area that remained after the realignment of W. Detroit Boulevard and E. Johnson Avenue.

The proposed concept plan includes pedestrian walkways and seating walls that will provide a pleasant passive use park for neighborhood use and enjoyment. A plaza at the intersection is planned and it will provide access to the existing safe pedestrian crosswalks.

The site concept proposes landscaping with native trees and grasses along a bioswale/rain garden that will handle stormwater management in a low impact, natural, sustainable form.

A sidewalk along N. Palafox Street is proposed to connect the site to space for an ECAT transit stop.
The Ensley Gateway Beautification Project design team have prepared preliminary concepts for a small park at the intersection of E. Johnson Ave. and N. Palafox St.  The park will be a pleasant space for the community, with shaded lawns and walking paths, seating areas, native landscaping and trees, and a transit stop that meets ADA accessibility standards.  Join with us in design discussions as we prepare final designs.
  • Lawn
  • Site location map
  • Circular central seating wall and Ensley gateway sign
  • Gateway Beautification Project Concept
Project Manager:
Maxwell Rogers

Email:
mprogers@myescambia.com
Office Phone:
850-595-3499
Architect/Engineer:
Atkins North America, Inc.
District #:
District 3
CRA District:
Safe Neighborhood District:
Ensley
Funded:
Yes
Funding Sources:
Sponsoring Division:
Ensley Redevelopment District
Estimated Design Completion:
Dec 31, 2020
Estimated Construction Start:
Mar 1, 2021
Estimated Construction Completion:
Aug 31, 2021

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