The master plan for Gene C. Reid Park (Reid Park) in Tucson, completed by Sasaki in November 2022, has moved into its first phase. Informed by a year-long, bilingual public engagement process, the plan will weave heat and flood mitigation strategies throughout the park’s beloved community gathering spaces, adding new resilient infrastructure and recreational attractions, including a new interactive water feature.
The project kicked off after Tucson’s November 2018 election, when voters approved Proposition 407 dedicating $225 million to citywide parks improvements and public realm connections. The Parks and Recreation Department decided to go beyond standard improvements to envision a lively and sustainable future for the beloved
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