Armstrong Park Improvements

Chris Plattsmier Planning

Hurricane Katrina left New Orleans’ Armstrong Park severely damaged, particularly the walkways and bridges throughout the park. Williams Architects worked with FEMA on the portion of the demolition and repair they funded, while producing construction documents and overseeing the construction of the project overall. Several bridges, such as the one pictured, were partially demolished and restored to their original design, … Read More

Uptown Square

Chris Plattsmier Planning

Williams Architects worked with Tulane University and the City of New Orleans to fine-tune the site plan for Tulane’s Uptown Square. Williams’ scope included the examination of the site’s critical needs and coordination of traffic, drainage and green space studies to analyze the various uses. Different scenarios, including different densities, were considered, and an innovative plan was ultimately agreed upon … Read More

Canal Street Masterplan

Chris Plattsmier Planning

For the “Canal Street Vision and Development Strategy,” Williams Architects joint-ventured with Torre Associates in a design consortium whose goal was to develop a comprehensive plan to revitalize and improve sidewalks, landscaping , parking options, and facades along Canal Street. The study focused on the stretch of Canal Street approximately one mile in length from the Mississippi River to the … Read More

Holy Cross Masterplan

nathandutoit Planning

Having received devastating flooding to its campus in the Lower Ninth Ward, the Holy Cross School relocated to the Gentilly neighborhood after Hurricane Katrina. Determined to see their original campus revitalized for the benefit of the community’s continued growth and in a manner that reflects and celebrates the spirit, culture and amazing history of the site, the client sought the … Read More