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Skatepark Building in Fairfield, Iowa

Our skatepark build in Fairfield, Iowa wrapped a few weeks ago. After a “quality control” session from the build crew, they packed their tools and hit the road for new projects in California and Maryland. At first glance it would appear this project wasn’t uniquely different from all of the others, but something about the way this skatepark touched the … FULL POST »

Skatepark in Niles, Illinois officially open!

We’re excited to announce that as of Friday 10/24, the skatepark at Washington Terrace Park in Niles, Illinois is officially open! The skatepark project began four years ago when a group of Niles high school students launched a Facebook petition urging Village officials to consider building a public skatepark. It took some serious convincing, but all concerns about the skatepark … FULL POST »

Skatepark Construction is a wrap in Eagle River, Alaska

When it comes to skateparks, the State of Alaska could be considered “behind the times”. With only a handful of skateparks across the entire State, most of which are sparse collections of wood or metal ramps, skateboarders are faced with limited options for progressing their skills. Will Ingram, owner of Anchorage-based skate shop Zak’s Boardroom, summarized the state of skateboarding … FULL POST »

West Allis, Wisconsin Skate Plaza Project Underway

Before designing the Milwaukee-area’s first modern skate plaza, our work for the City of West Allis involved a thorough site selection process where we analyzed locations throughout the community – examining accessibility, environmental impact and design canvas. When Radtke Park was selected, we pursued a green approach by working around trees and contouring the skateable terrain to the site’s natural … FULL POST »

Monitor Park Skatepark – Los Angeles, California

Our latest Los Angeles skatepark design/build project, a collaboration with EPT Design and the Trust for Public Land, is nearing completion at Monitor Park in Watts. We recently invited the DVS Skateboarding pro team out to the park for a sneak preview session and input for future skateparks as we always want to keep progressing in our designs and builds. Professional skateboarders Torey … FULL POST »