In late 2013, the Hammond Downtown Development District approached Adam Perkins with a request to design a pedestrian plaza to provide safe and controlled pedestrian access across what was once a vehicular Railroad crossing in Downtown Hammond, LA. Intended to act as a nexus connecting new commercial development to the west, an existing public sidewalk […]
In early 2014, the Hammond Downtown Development District approached Adam Perkins with a request to provide design and documentation for a second phase of improvements to Cate Square Park, in Downtown Hammond, LA. The final projects consists of the installation of numerous Live Oaks, walkway plantings and irrigation, and improved pedestrian access. The relocation of […]
In January 2013, the Commissioner of the Ponchatoula Area Recreation District #1 (PARD) approached Adam Perkins with a request to design a multi-use pier for the Park’s existing pond. The final design of this amenity was a covered pavilion, which hovers over the water at the end of a forty foot fishing pier. While originally […]
The Ponchatoula Area Recreation District (PARD) has maintained a successful athletic/ball-field facility for several years on the outskirts of Ponchatoula. When Dufreche-Perkins & Associates advised the PARD board of commissioners that their facility might benefit from various government grants, they agreed to investigate the possibility. Study by our office indicated that nearly complete funding for […]
The Hammond Area Recreation District retained our firm’s services for collaborative work on the team designing this athletic development. The 90-acre property features ballfields for multiple sports, a gymnasium, jogging track, concession and restroom buildings, playgrounds, and water features. The Chappapeela Sports Park opened in 2013.
Plaquemines Parish lost many recreational venues when Hurricane Katrina hit, we were approached to design new facilities. Please explore the link below, to see our design and construction process for these parks. P L A Q U E M … M A S T E R P L A … By Book Preview
The City of Hammond’s Downtown Development District retained Dufreche-Perkins & Associates to develop a master plan for the redevelopment of Cate Square, a city block sized park serving as a recreational space for the citizens of Hammond. Charles Emory Cate’s century old former home site was a public park in need of renovation. The park […]
Dufreche-Perkins & Associates was retained by Louisiana State University to assist in a stormwater-management re-design for Tiger Park, home of the LSU Lady Tiger Softball Team. The scope of work included the planning and design of an extensive new sub-surface drainage system for the facility, development of bid documents and construction administration of the […]
Dufreche-Perkins & Associates was retained by Louisiana State University to assist in the re-design of the LSU Soccer Facility, home of the LSU Soccer Team. The scope of work included the planning and design of an extensive new sub-surface drainage system for the facility, development of bid documents and construction administration of the project. The […]
Our office was instrumental in the original Master Plan of the PARD District athletic facility. When our office advised the board of commissioners their facility might benefit from various grants, they agreed to investigate the possibility. The intention of our plan was to develop a master trails network for the PARD District.