storrow kinsella post archive

  • Tini Cafe, Mass Ave, Indianapolis - New Patio Open06/18/18| Tini Patio Opens: Teeniest SKA project ever
    A really tiny sidewalk patio has become a little less tiny. It's Tini. […]
  • 01/24/18| a Future for Saarinen’s North Christian Church
    North Christian Church needs to be honored for its remarkable provenance and purpose. […]
  • Promethean Figure Maquette, artist Dale Enochs09/29/17| Promethean Walk Public Art update
    A quarter scale model of the Promethean Figure was unveiled at the 2017 FDIC Conference. This work of public art will be a 125 foot long assemblage of incised limestone and internally illuminated layered metal forms. Prometheus, holding an orb of fire, is depicted as an heroic sixteen foot tall striding figure, a future landmark on the Indianapolis Cultural Trail. […]
  • Alice Carter Place a pocket park on historic north Meridian Street04/18/17| Alice Carter Place Park Featured
    Featured in World Landscape Architecture Month; Alice Carter Place on historic north Meridian Street, Indianapolis, is a pocket park that strengthens connectivity and placemaking. […]
  • Building vibrant Cities through Greenspaces & Parks03/04/17| Fairbanks Symposium on Leadership
    On March 3rd, Meg was an invited presenter and panelist in a dialogue with local and national leaders regarding the value of urban parks and greenspace in maintaining a world-class city. The event was the 2017 Richard M. Fairbanks Symposium on Civic Leadership at the University of Indianapolis. The day started with an INconversation between Justin Garrett Moore and Neelay Bhatt. […]
  • Multimodal Corridor and Public Space Design Guidelines04/09/16| Groundbreaking Placemaking Guidebook
    Storrow Kinsella's work for the Indianapolis MPO was featured in a groundbreaking Guidebook on Placemaking. The Multi-Modal Corridor and Public Space Design Guidelines emphasize the link between a balanced transportation system and quality of life. This publication from Michigan State University Land Policy Institute promotes placemaking as an economic development tool. […]
  • PBS - 10 Parks That Changed America_Indianapolis Panel Discussion04/12/16| 10 Parks That Changed America
    PBS Senior Producer Dan Protess  hosted the Indianapolis premiere of the PBS Special, "10 Parks that Changed America" at Garfield Park Art Center, in Indianapolis. Dan introduced the special show, and moderated a panel discussion regarding the importance of parks to Indianapolis and its region.  Panelists inlcuded Meg Storrow, FASLA, landscape architect and principal of Storrow Kinsella Associates in Indianapolis. This event is sponsored by the Indiana Chapter American Society of Landscape Architects and Indy Parks in celebration of the State of Indiana Bicentennial and 100th Anniversary of the National Park System. […]
  • Indianapolis Professional Firefighters Local 416 is transforming it Mass Ave Cultural District location04/01/16| Promethean Walk: an emerging civic space
    An exciting development is occurring near the corner of Massachusetts and College Avenues. Indianapolis Professional Firefighters Local Union 416 is expanding its headquarters there and consolidating its campus to better serve both its membership of over 2000 active and retired firefighters, and its neighborhood. 30 years ago, the Firefighters purchased and restored the abandoned 1872 Fire Station No.2, establishing their union hall on a then-struggling Massachusetts Avenue. Mass Ave is now prospering as a Cultural District, and restored Station No. 2's Fire Museum, Survive Alive program, and community-shared meeting rooms and green-spaces have been a catalyst towards that revival. […]
  • 03/07/15| Karst Farm Greenway Outstanding
    The Karst Farm Greenway in Monroe County, Indiana received the 2015 Outstanding Indiana Trail Project award from the Indiana Greenways Foundation at its annual meeting in Indianapolis. The three-mile long paved bicycle and pedestrian trail, in the rapidly developing west side of Monroe County, was dedicated in July 2015. […]
  • Cincinnati Design Awards11/13/15| Cincinnati Design Awards
    It is great to see cross-discipline collaboration in the placemaking professions.  The Cincinnati Design Awards program, now in its nineteenth year, […]
  • 06/29/15| East 10th Street Gateway Revisited
    We revisited the  gateway recently and found Carl Leck’s murals still powerful, the plant material thriving, and tons of walkers and cyclists […]
  • 06/23/15| Meg elevated to Council of Fellows
    Fellowship is among the highest honors the ASLA bestows on members and recognizes the contributions of these individuals to their profession and society at large based on their works, leadership and management, knowledge and service. The new class of Fellows will be recognized at the 2015 ASLA Annual Meeting and EXPO, November 6-9, in Chicago. Congratulations to Meg on being elevated to ASLA Fellowship! […]
  • Wabash River Scenic Byway Management Plan12/12/14| Wabash River Scenic Byway: Publication
    storrow|kinsella developed this plan for managing and developing the 16-mile long Wabash River Scenic Byway through Tippecanoe County Indiana. […]
  • a strategy created by storrow|kinsella using expertise in planning, urban design and land architecture10/151/15| State of the Art in Virginia
    We are excited about the recent release of  Virginia’s statewide guidelines for multimodal planning and design. Our role as advisor and peer […]
  • Columbus, IN National Historic Landmark Theme Study06/12/14| The Rewards of Historic Preservation
    Historic Preservation and Cultural Resource consulting is sometimes dismissed as an honorable though not particularly cutting-edge undertaking for a […]
  • A discussion about the systems of thoughts, ideas and possibilities we see in our environment01/30/14| “BIG IDEA” for Parks and Open Space
    An Indianapolis publication recently asked storrow|kinsella "what is your BIG IDEA" regarding parks and open space. […]
  • 06/01/13| Rapid Transit: The Downtown Approach
    Background: In 2013, Indy Connect was in the public comment stage regarding proposed regional rapid transit routes and how/where they originate, […]
  • 05/09/13| ITE Publication!
    The Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) published a peer-reviewed technical article in the April 2013 issue of the Journal of Transportation. While wonkish, it demonstrates the background efforts SKA undertakes to achieve seemingly straightforward improvements to walkability. In this case it was on behalf of the Midtown Indy neighborhood of Indianapolis, for whom we prepared traffic calming, bicycle-pedestrian accommodations and urban design for its North Meridian Street-Westfield Boulevard-Central Canal Towpath intersection. […]
  • payne connect10n and Legacy Plaza featured in the March 2013 Urban Times03/09/13| Near Eastside Catalyst Plans
    Storrow Kinsella Associates prepared the East 10th Street Urban Design and Gateway Plan in 2009, eight years ago (a plan is considered to be aging […]
  • 08/14/11| Elkhart’s Northwest Gateway News
    The Elkhart TRUTH – LOCAL BUSINESS: ELKHART COUNTY’S NORTHWEST GATEWAY PLAN CLOSER TO BECOMING A REALITY Published: Sunday, August 14, […]
  • 07/20/11| E10 St Urban Design and Gateway Plan
    LET'S CONNECT THE DOTS BETWEEN GREAT SPOTS. IndyStar.com [feature story about storrow|kinsella designed East 10th Street Connect10n project]. […]