Justison Street

Wilmington, Delaware
Client: Delaware Department of Transportation

Overview

As one street in a new street grid, Justison Street is a new “main” street at Riverfront Wilmington and an entrance gateway that connects downtown Wilmington to the new Riverfront district, a 33-arce urban redevelopment on former brownfield sites.

Firm Accomplishments

  • Planned Justison Street to have direct and a primary access to the Riverfront district from Martin Luther King Boulevard and downtown.
  • Improved automobile and pedestrian access.
  • Planned 13 city blocks of new development.
  • Coordinated with the project engineers and adjacent parcel development to establish right-of-way width, parcel access points, building setbacks, and overall street character.
  • Created a highly planned landscape treatment including street trees, traditional pedestrian lights, special paving for sidewalks, and plaza areas.
  • Harmonized adjacent parcel development.
  • Completed detailed design and construction documents for the streetscape elements.

Awards

2012 Merit Award from American Society of Landscape Architects, Maryland and Potomac Chapters 2010 Brick in Architecture Award as a Silver Winner in the Paving and Landscape Architecture category from The Brick Industry Association