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Our office provided extensive planning services for the City of Hammond’s proposed wayfinding sign system. A comprehensive network of signs and markers was designed to provide direction to visitors (both pedestrians and drivers). In addition to signage, our planning efforts included landscape and lighting recommendations.

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Cate Street Sidewalk

Posted 02.13.2013

Our office was retained by the Hammond, LA Downtown Development District to design and detail improvements to this area. Our preliminary designs were developed by a local engineering firm, and we were eventually asked to provide a landscape design, which was to provide shade, spatial definition, safe pedestrian/vehicular interfaces, and a cohesive design to bind […]

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US-51-Business---Pedestrian-Project

The City of Hammond selected Dufreche-Perkins and Associates to provide Design, Construction Documentation, and Construction Administration for a pedestrian linkage from their historic downtown area to their modern shopping district and Mall (approximately a mile distant). The use of Transportation Enhancement Grant (TEA-21) funding, and the proximity of the sidewalk to a state highway, required […]

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The Hammond Downtown Development District commissioned Dufreche-Perkins & Associates to develop a master plan for a downtown urban park. As envisioned by the planning team, the park would act as a formal urban space located in central downtown Hammond. The program requirements for the project were to create an urban space, that in conjunction with […]

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The Hammond Downtown Development 2002 Master Plan Update, was initiated by the Hammond Downtown Development District (DDD), with the professional assistance of the consultant team of Dufreche-Perkins & Associates, Landscape Architects and Planners, Robert J. Marak, Consulting Urban Planner, and Ace Torre, Consulting Urban Designer. The Plan Update includes input from over 80 citizens, business […]

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Colony Square Shopping Center

Posted 02.13.2013

Dufreche-Perkins & Associates were retained to provide planning and site design for this retail shopping center. The provision of an entry avenue allowed for a strong visual entry feature, and allows vehicular traffic to penetrate the site easily. The owner’s commitment to following our design guidance resulted in a facility not aesthetically matched by any […]

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