Chuck Brown Park, night bird view
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Chuck Brown Park
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Year
2012-2013
Location
Washington, D.C.
Client
Washington, D.C.
Collaboration

Chuck Brown Memorial Park

A civic venue in Langdon Park celebrates Washington, D.C.’s “Godfather of Go-Go,” Chuck Brown. A custom tile photo mosaic showcases Brown in legendary form. The public can explore his life and career by means of an interactive discography on aluminum panels. Nearby, a circular venue with lawn seating hosts intimate outdoor concerts.
Chuck Brown Park, exterior
Chuck Brown Park, exterior
Chuck Brown Park, approach
Chuck Brown Park, exterior
Chuck Brown Park, bird view
Chuck Brown Park
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There are drums for children’s enjoyment. Even the landscape captures the essence of the musical icon with symbolic regional plantings. These include Crepe Myrtle, Magnolia, Oak, Cypress, Cherry, Maple, Birch, Elm, evergreen trees, and a rain garden.

 

Completed under Paola Moya’s leadership as CEO of Marshall Moya Design.