HRGM Parks and Playgrounds Portfolio
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Hillcrest Rec. Center Playground
HRGM was the Design-Builder for the renovation of Hillcrest Playground/Park. Highlights included design and installation of a new LID Storm-Water Management System and rain gardens, new custom play features and safety surfacing. We also installed a new recirculating splash pad with motion-activated sensors and new landscaping.
Fort Greble Park
HRGM was selected as the Design-Builder for the Play DC renovation of Fort Greble Park. This project was completed on a highly expedited basis. Highlights included design and installation of a new Green Roof picnic pavilion, new custom play features set into a man-made 10' high x 200' long crescent shaped berm covered in over 12,000SF of impact-attenuated artificial turf, design and installation of a contraband-themed splash pad with motion-activated sensors.
Florida Avenue Park
This project involved the complete redesign and renovation of a 23,000 SF urban park. HRGM managed all aspects of the project. The work entailed complex permiting requirements, design, fabrication, and installation of a major storm water management system per DDOE requirements, major site excavation and grading, asphalt and concrete paving, decorative fencing, as well as the installation of numerous play areas and safety surfacing. HRGM led community meetings for the park design, and despite re
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HRGM was contracted to remove the existing trees and oval asphalt walking track. Regrade the entire open field and install new water drainage system underground as well as retaining ponds and rain gardens. HRGM then installed multiple pieces of playground equipment for 2-5 yr. olds and 5-12 yr. olds, including miscellaneous site furniture like picnic tables, benches, and game tables. Work included the installation of rubber surfacing, sodding, and new fencing.
Ferebee Hope ES Baseball Field
This project was extremely fast track and required immediate turnaround for pricing and repairs. HRGM was tasked with the sprucing of the exterior grounds. Work included the renovation of the baseball in-field (i.e. backstop, removable bases, benches), refurbishing of the existing play equipment and bleachers, regrading of the play area and filling in the eroded areas, installation of sod. HRGM used juke matting for soil stabilization.
Randle Highlands Tennis Court
HRGM was contracted to install a new Tot Lot for children 2 to 5 years old. HRGM spent extensive time helping to design this play area and looked at several models and options. HRGM performed miscellaneous ground improvements, installed the playground equipment and the safety surfacing. In addition, HRGM resurfaced the existing tennis court and installed new tennis equipment including posts and nets. Repaired existing walkways and poured new concrete paths to provide safe access to the courts.
Burroughs ES Playground
HRGM was asked to prepare an existing 100'x92' asphalt lot for installation of new playgrounds and artificial turf. Work included extensive tree restoration and tree removal, jetting/resetting/re-grading of sunken storm drain, saw-cutting of asphalt, and installation of 3 types of new fencing. Work was completed on time and on budget.
J. O. Wilson Elementary School
HRGM installed a brand new playground including new safety surfacing at J. O. Wilson Elementary School in the District
Blair Triangle Park
HRGM was contracted to redesign and renovate a small park at the intersection of Blair Road and 4th St., NW on a fast track basis to discourage loitering. The design involved demolition of 4,000 SF of pavers and planters, including 8" thick concrete foundations, regrading of site, and installation of new landscaping. A new permeable paver pathway, new fencing, and a new rainbird irrigation system were also installed.