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Bending Chestnut Park


LOCATION: Williamson County, TN
DATE COMPLETED:
CLIENT: Williamson County Parks and Recreation

Hodgson Douglas was selected by the Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department to work with the Bending Chestnut Taskforce to develop a new Park Master Plan in southwestern Williamson County on 340 acres. The project included a Welcome Center, Environmental Education Center, lodge, cabins, historic village, amphitheater, mountain bike trails, pond and hiking trails.


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Burch Reserve


Burch Reserve


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BURCH RESERVE


LOCATION: Nashville, TN
DATE COMPLETED: 2011
CLIENT: Friends of Warner Parks, Inc.

Hodgson Douglas led a design team including Ecologists, Foresters and Civil Engineers to create an environmentally sensitive and sustainable master plan for the Reserve.  Extensive environmental inventory and analysis was completed by the team for the included areas of forest, meadow and wetland restoration, preservation of fragile forest land, walking trails, a forest observation tower, a canopy walk, and wetland observation & education platforms. A series of tunnels underneath the highway were developed to connect the Reserve to the Warner Park system, a system that was separated by a major highway and rail line.


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Butterfly Garden


Butterfly Garden


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Butterfly Garden/Veteran’s Park


LOCATION: Oak Grove, KY
DATE COMPLETED: 2011
CLIENT: City of Oak Grove, KY

Hodgson Douglas was selected by the City of Oak Grove, KY to complete a master plan for Veteran’s Park, a 100 Acre parcel donated to the city.  This master plan focused on creating a sustainable landscape while also meeting the city’s needs for active and passive recreation space.  The plan includes a gathering lawn, restored wetlands and stream, restore meadow, observation boardwalks, earth sculpture, playground, and butterfly garden to accommodate the annual Butterfly Festival held by the city. Over 25 native plant species were planted in the garden, attracting dozens of butterfly species every year and increasing visitors to Veterans Park. 


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Centennial Park


Centennial Park


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CENTENNIAL PARK


LOCATION: Nashville, TN
DATE COMPLETED: Ongoing
CLIENT: Nelson Bryd Woltz, Metro Parks and Recreation - Nashville

Hodgson Douglas, working alongside Nelson Byrd Woltz, was commissioned by Nashville Parks and Recreation Department to design two new and dynamic spaces within Centennial Park in 2013.  HD + NBW created a master plan design for the Cockrill Springs quadrant of the park, which includes an outdoor amphitheater and new water feature highlighting the historic Cockrill Spring.  The team worked alongside the Nashville Parks, the Parthenon Conservancy, and Metro Water Services to create a design that honored the unique and rich history of the site while celebrating the spring itself in a way that creates a gathering place for all Nashville citizens. The preliminary master plan was taken from Schematic Design through Construction Drawings for seven million dollars of park improvements.


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Clarksville Riverfront


Clarksville Riverfront


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Clarksville River District Master Plan


LOCATION: Clarksville, TN
DATE COMPLETED: 2014
CLIENT: Lyle Cook Martin Architects

Hodgson Douglas worked with Lyle Cook Martin Architects to provide a Master Plan for the river front of the Cumberland River in historic downtown Clarksville, TN. Scope of Work included a concept plan for a Riverwalk Greenway Trail, tying into the Phase I walk constructed several years ago. The plan allows for pedestrian river overlooks that incorporate public art that showcase historic elements in Clarksville including the riverboats, tobacco cultivation, and steamboats. Construction Documents were for the North Extension of the Riverwalk that include the walking trail, pedestrian gathering areas, landscaping, irrigation and pad creation for future mixed-use development.


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Flagpole Park


Flagpole Park


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Flagpole Park/Wikle Park


LOCATION: Brentwood, TN
DATE COMPLETED: 2015
CLIENT: City of Brentwood

Hodgson Douglas worked with the City of Brentwood on the Flagpole Park project. It was divided into two distinct places during the design process based upon their respective target user and activity.  Flagpole Park is an active site designed to accommodate multi-sport practice on its two athletic fields, active play on the half basketball court, and a walking trail encompassing the site.  Wikle Park is a passive park utilizing open space, picnic pavilions, as well as paved trails and mowed paths to guide the user through the site.  Wikle Park also contains neighborhood friendly amenities, meant to stimulate play, such as the playground and the play berms.


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Golf Club of TN


Golf Club of TN


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THE GOLF CLUB OF TENNESSEE


LOCATION: Kingston Springs, TN
DATE COMPLETED: 2007
CLIENT: The Golf Club of Tennessee

Hodgson Douglas produced a Circulation & Landscape Improvement Master Plan, specifically dealing with improving vehicular, pedestrian and golf cart circulation at the main Club Entrance Drive and the Clubhouse.  In 2007, Phase One of the Master Plan was completed, which included a new tree lined median approach sequence to an automated wooden entry gate with stone piers, an improved bag drop area at the Clubhouse, new brick walks, new canopy trees in the parking lot, and new landscape beds around the Clubhouse.


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Kellytown


Kellytown


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Kellytown Historic Site


LOCATION: Forest Hills, TN
DATE COMPLETED: 2013
CLIENT: Friends of Kellytown

Hodgson Douglas helped developed design plans for the historic site at Kellytown in Forest Hills, Tennessee.  Plan features included pavilion for student learning, connection to Congregation Micah Greenway, proposed meadow mix, a mounded Open Lawn Area, interpretive palisade, interpretive signs, walking paths, proposed bike and pedestrian routes, proposed greenways, a potential connection to Brentwood Greenway-Warner Parks, on-site parking, and recreated structures.


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Nashville Riverfront


Nashville Riverfront


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Downtown Nashville Riverfront Park


LOCATION: Nashville, TN
DATE COMPLETED: 2010
CLIENT: Hargreaves Associates

Hodgson Douglas worked with a team of Design Professionals led by Hargreaves Associates to prepare Schematic Plans for the first 16 phases of the $40M Riverfront Park along the Cumberland River in downtown Nashville.  Access design from 1st Ave. down to the “Walk on Water” boardwalk trail on the water’s edge is provided as well as streetscape design improvements for the 1st Ave. “Pioneer Walk” that include paving, public art, structures, landscape and site furniture, creation of a Public Arts Master Plan for the entire riverfront, and the creation of full schematic plans and renderings for Cayce Landing Park.


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Pettus Park


Pettus Park



LOCATION: Clarksville, TN
DATE COMPLETED: 2009
CLIENT: City of Clarksville Parks and Recreation

Hodgson and Douglas was hired by the Clarksville Department of Parks and Recreation to create a master plan for the restoration of Pettus Park, a 15 Acre community park near downtown Clarksville. Along with an architect, Hodgson and Douglas led a community visioning workshop to help determine the park program and activities. The final conceptual master plan includes a walking trail, adventure playground, splash fountain, environmental education opportunities, picnic lawn with shelters, football/softball field, new concessions facility, basketball courts and new signage and parking. The design team was committed to creating a sustainable place for play, learning, relaxation and reflection. Phase One of the plan is currently under construction using awarded grant money. The remaining phases are pending further grant applications.


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Rotary Park


Rotary Park



LOCATION: Clarksville, TN
DATE COMPLETED: 2011
CLIENT: Montgomery County Parks and Recreation

Hodgson Douglas worked with Lyle Cook Martin Architects and Montgomery County to aid in the production of an updated master plan for Rotary Park, a 100 acre nature park on the edge of Clarksville, Tennessee, one of the only preserved natural habitats in the county.  A complete trail and facilities inventory and analysis study was completed along with recommendations for trail expansion and improvement, the production of a site master plan with new picnic facilities, trial heads, and a small nature center.


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Shelby Bottoms


Shelby Bottoms


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Nature Centers at Bells Bend Park, Shelby Bottoms Park and Beaman Park


LOCATION: Nashville, TN
DATE COMPLETED: 2013
CLIENT: EOA Architects (through Metro Parks Dept.)

Hodgson Douglas worked as a part of a design team on the creation of 3 Nature Centers in existing Metro Parks. Scope of Work included preparing building site plans, with parking, drives and walks. Factors of sustainability were taken into consideration including passive solar orientation and the use of paving materials that would result in minimal site impact. A green roof was created for Shelby Bottoms and ADA factors were an integral part of the design. Planting plans were prepared making use of plant materials native to each specific park.


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TN River Park


TN River Park


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Tennessee River Park Phases III & IV


LOCATION: Chattanooga, TN
DATE COMPLETED: 2006
CLIENT: Chattanooga Parks and Recreation

Initial work for this project included the development of schematic drawings for Phases III and IV of the River Park along the Tennessee River in Chattanooga.  The project included the design of a rowing center (developed by others), trail, fishing piers, interpretive stations, pavilions, parking, bank stabilization and graphics. 


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Warner Park


Warner Park


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WARNER PARK MASTER PLAN


LOCATION: Nashville, TN
DATE COMPLETED: 1988
CLIENT: Friends of Warner Parks, Inc.

Hodgson Douglas worked as the lead firm on a design team to provide a long-range master plan for this historic 2600-acre urban park listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This project included long-range plan that addressed new park headquarters, parking, trails, equestrian facilities, picnicking facilities, circulation and natural systems maintenance.  Subsequent to this planning effort, Hodgson Douglas prepared a Master Plan for the creation of a new park nature center, outdoor exhibits and parking. The “Friends of Warner Park” group was also created during this project, which has successfully raised over four million dollars towards the realization of the Master Plan.  Other projects include the Warner Park Sustainability and Invasive Plant Control Plan and the Warner Park Nature Center Master Plan.


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Watkins Park


Watkins Park


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WATKINS PARK


LOCATION: Nashville, TN
DATE COMPLETED: 2009
CLIENT: Rotary Club of Nashville

Working with the Nashville Downtown Rotary club Hodgson and Douglas produced a renovation master plan for Watkins Park the first public park in Nashville. The park is in the middle of an urban neighborhood with a magnet school at one end of the park. The plan called for relocating parking, developing a new community space for use by the school, new pathways in the park, a community garden and renovated athletic fields. The park fronts Jefferson St. and a central feature of the park was the renovation of the existing Jefferson St. walk into a broad promenade with new benches, lighting, plantings and stone wall. This first phase of construction was undertaken as a joint venture of City agencies, the Rotary Club and neighborhood volunteers.


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Y-Camp


Y-Camp


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Middle Tennessee YMCA Day Camp Master Plan


 

LOCATION: Nashville, TN
DATE COMPLETED: 1992
CLIENT: YMCA of Middle Tennessee

This 350 acre day-use camp was developed by the YMCA on property leased by the Corps of Engineers. Hodgson Douglas developed the overall Master Plan and assisted in the design of many of the components of the plan including athletic fields, equestrian area, lodge, boat docks, swimming, camping areas, pavilions, airnasium, trails, parking, and the entrance roadway.