Signarama of Louisville recently awarded a $500 grant for a new sign for Beechwood Park. Friends of Beechwood Park President Brian Caudill accepted the award from CEO Maggie Harlow at an event this month at Signarama’s downtown office.
Gresham, Smith and Partners has been honored by the Kentucky Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects with a Merit Award of Achievement for Communication for its work designing and promoting our neighborhood park.
GS&P’s team developed a conceptual plan and framework for the project and provided support for communication campaigns, helping the non-profit Friends of Beechwood Park sell the idea and raise funding through the use of virtual reality technology.
Last year, Friends of Beechwood Park obtained a $13,222 Neighborhood Development
Fund grant from Louisville Metro Council to start the first phase of construction. The total budget for the project is about $90,000.
GS&P accepted the award and other honors earlier this month at the professional organization’s annual meeting, held in Covington.
This was the fourth consecutive year the firm received awards from the KYASLA. GS&P was recognized as the Firm of the Year, honoring the firm’s commitment to landscape architecture and service to the community.