Left to right, landscape architect Joel Osgood, Principal Dr. Gordon Grant, and Conner Fay with the Yale Club all have a stake in the new outdoor learning environment planned for Hall Fletcher Elementary in West Asheville.
Hall Fletcher Elementary
Island Park in Bryson City
Hall Fletcher’s sparse playscape will become an outdoor learning environment (below), and the building will feature a mural painted by fourth-graders and artist Ian Wilkinson.
The Everett Street bridge could be converted into a pedestrian park by repurposing parking spaces.
A possible greenway along the Tuckasegee River
After sketches of the proposed visitor center in Robbinsville were published in the Graham Star, a possible site was donated. The plan features a fire tower visible from the bypass.
Community members, including Rick Davis (center) and Brenda Artiss (left) share their thoughts during a design meeting.
The goal of the Asheville Design Center and its director, Chris Joyell, is to support sustainable communities through design.
A native of Bryson City, Karen Proctor Wilmot has helped with the revitalization of Island Park, participating in recent events to add greenery.