Park Updates

Harold Simmons Park is a public-private collaboration between the local community, civic leaders, and the philanthropic community.  

We look forward to keeping the public up-to-date on the Park’s progress.

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Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates Inc. (MVVA)

World-class Award Winning Architect

Past Projects

Brooklyn Bridge Park, NYC
Waterloo Park, Austin
Maggie Daley Park, Chicago
Hermann Park, Houston
George W. Bush Presidential Center, Dallas
Gathering Place, Tulsa

MVVA’s team of more than 100 people believe in the rejuvenating power of landscape. Working at all scales, from small gardens to public parks and regional master plans. They are landscape architects who expand the reach of their profession by collaborating with leaders in other fields, from hydrologists and climate scientists to ecologists, engineers, artists, and architects. MVVA projects are defined by the qualities of their sites and by the aspirations of people who will use them. MVVA landscapes are innovative, generous, and joyful.

Lake Flato Architects

World-class Award Winning Architect

Past Projects

Dallas Arboretum
Naples Botanical Garden
Houston Zoo Cypress Circle Cafe & Wetland
Evelyn’s Park Conservancy
San Antonio Children’s DoSeum
AT&T Center

As architects, teachers, environmental stewards and community advocates, Lake|Flato seeks to foster the education of the next generation of architects through a culture of design excellence, mentorship, professional development and community involvement. They are, at their core, about people—people who are design artists doing life together—in the office, in their community, and beyond the firm. This perspective drives a vibrant energy and lively open studio environment that guides the firm’s culture, drawing on each person’s unique passion and talent, to develop enriching designs. They emphasize an ethos of mutual respect and collaborative leadership in which everyone has something to offer, diverse perspectives are valued, and the design solutions they arrive at through coming together are greater than the sum of their parts.

Wernerfield Architects

World-class Award Winning Architect

Past Projects

NH1 Residence
PH1 Residence
CCR1 Residence
ISN Headquarters
PH2 Treebox
PTX1 Cabana

Wernerfield is a progressive architecture firm dedicated to the art of building. They strive to create high quality buildings with exacting and rigorous detail that will endure. They search for a rich balance between the pragmatic and ethereal in each project. They believe in appropriate and timeless solutions.

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