MidTown District Streetscape & Urban Design Merchant Street Client Borough of Ambridge Location Ambridge, PA Years 2023 – Present Spearheading a borough strategy to create a distinct and thoroughly modern retail/commercial district within the 16 block Merchant Street corridor, SGA developed a vibrant MidTown Urban Design plan that includes a vibrant free-flowing streetscape design that […]
SGA Principal, Sean Garrigan was pleased to be one of the representatives of the Pennsylvania/Delaware Chapter of the ASLA at the University of Pennsylvania’s Weitzman School of Design Department of Landscape Architecture annual awards jury program. The nominated group of graduate students illustrated the highest caliber of academic work in the field and represented a […]
At the Kick-Off event for the 9th Annual Montgomery County Trail Challenge, staff from SGA and Toole Recreation Planning were interviewing participants about how they use Lorimer Park to inform the master planning for the 230 acre park at the edge of Philadelphia. SGA and Toole Recreation Planning hit the pavement, chatting with park users […]
Happy Birthday to Frederick Law Olmsted, the father of landscape architecture. Olmsted had a massive influence in America and worldwide given his incredible life journey and the context of the time in which he lived. After a long series of character- and skill-building occupations, at the age of 45, Olmsted officially pioneered the profession of […]
At SGA we believe that every day is Earth Day. Our commitment to sustainable practices is woven into the fabric of our work. It’s no coincidence that Earth Day falls within World Landscape Architecture Month, and as stewards of the environment, we strive to create outdoor spaces that harmonize with nature, enhance well-being, and promote […]
On Tuesday, the architectural design community had the privilege of exploring the Chrysler Museum Glass Studio Addition during the AIA Hampton Roads Hardhat Tour. This event showcased the work-in-progress and provided an opportunity to appreciate the unique space designed by Work Program Architects (WPA) and ongoing construction by Hourigan. This was another well-organized event put […]