Entries by Jane Smith

continuity

con ·ti ·nu ·i ·ty  noun kän-tÉ’-ˈnü-É’-tÄ“ – uninterrupted connection, succession, or union The first summer season since Hurricane Sandy, shop owners and downtown officials worked hard to restore business-as-usual to Stone Harbor, New Jersey. Gentle reminders could be seen if you looked ”“ door jambs marked with simple water lines and “Sandy, October 2012.” […]

backing

back ·ing noun ˈba-kiÅ‹ – support or aid – approval or endorsement How does a small community become the Coolest Small Town in America? For Lititz, there are many contributing factors: the streetscape, the retail offerings, the food and beverage (including the chocolate and pretzels!), the park, and the events. And yes, these all make […]

something new under the summer sun ”¦ and fall too

Last summer, we journeyed to Canton, Ohio and Malone University. The University was facing challenges with enrollment, facility needs, and limited resources. A fresh approach to facilities planning was needed. Our new Campus Enhancement Plan provided a unique and cost effective process that quickly identified those facilities improvements that will have the greatest impact on […]

well, well, well(ness)

We are pleased to join Cecil College and Marshall Craft Associates in celebrating the 2013 Innovative Architecture and Design Award for the Cecil College Physical Education Complex on their North East, MD campus.

springtime in bedford

This April, KAPPA* hosted their annual spring meeting at the beautifully renovated Omni Bedford Springs Resort. The conference attendees  were welcomed with a superb meal served in the original 19th century ballroom. During the meal, a local expert provided a great historical overview of the hotel. He was joined by the renovation contactors who gave an insider’s view of the […]

and the winner is…

Congratulations to our client, Tabor Community Services, the winner of a recently announced 2012 Envision Smart Growth Award for the Eastern Market Plaza project.