Des Moines Comprehensive Parks and Recreation Plan

Des Moines, IA

Services provided on this project:

Graphic Design Overview:

For the City of Des Moines and their first long-range parks and recreation plan for parks in over twenty years, they realized there was a massive amount of data and information to share. Our Multimedia team was asked to create a design that would make the content visually interesting and easy to understand. The result is a plan that helps the community quickly see and feel the needs of the community's park system, long term

Master Planning Overview:

This Parks and Recreation Comprehensive Plan, completed in 2019, provides the City of Des Moines with the first long-range plan in over twenty years to inspire the next transformative elements of our parks and open space system. The plan includes a Strategic Implementation Plan to guide City leaders in the first 2 to 5 years following adoption and provides recommendations to inform capital investments, updated level-of-service standards, evolution of recreation services, funding and partnership opportunities, and ultimately the next generation of game-changing elements for City of Des Moines Parks and Recreation.

  • CLIENT: City of Des Moines
  • COMPLETE: February 2019
  • SIZE:
    4,000 Acres
    • ASLA Central States - Merit Award in Planning & Analysis - 2021
    • ASLA Iowa Chapter - Honor Award in Planning & Analysis - 2020
    • Communicator Awards - Award of Distinction - Collateral - 2019
    • APA Iowa Chapter - Advancing Diversity & Social Change Award - 2020
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