Elan Planning, Design, & Landscape Architecture is pleased to announce that Ryan Berry recently became a registered Landscape Architect in New York State. At Elan, Mr. Berry oversees a variety of design and construction projects ranging from streetscape enhancements to waterfront parks in a variety of regional settings. In each project Mr. Berry brings knowledge [...]
The Hudson River Greenway Water Trail is one of the first shoreline pathways in the country to receive designation as a National Water Trail by the U.S. Department of Interior. The water trail runs for 256-miles and stretches from the Adirondack Park and Lake Champlain to Manhattan. Elan is proud to have designed the Lighthouse [...]
The West Brook Conservation Initiative project, located in the Village of Lake George, NY, has been awarded a $500,000 grant from the Wright Family Foundation. This funding will allow for the completion of the Children’s Adventure Play area, a key component of the project.
Visit the Lake George Environmental Park website for more information about this [...]
Elan Planning and Design, in partnership with Griffiths Engineering and New England Environmental, facilitated a public workshop at the Tioga County Office Building in Owego, NY on October 25th as part of a Long Term Community Recovery Strategy (LTCRS) planning process. Development of the LTCRS is being funded through a grant from the NYS Department [...]
Lisa Nagle, AICP participated on a New York State Council on the Arts to review requests for General Support for Architecture and Design. General Support seeks to reward exemplary practice in all areas of administration, finance, programming and other activities for art and cultural organizations through New York State.
Elan Planning, Design & Landscape Architecture, in partnership with Alta Planning + Design, kicked off a countywide rails-to-trails economic development and tourism study in Greene County, New York. The goal of the project is to further improve the local tourism economy while recognizing, interpreting and integrating the natural, historic and cultural assets of the county.
Elan Planning Design & Landscape Architecture has been awarded contracts to prepare Long Term Community Recovery Strategies (LTCRS) for the Village of Owego and the Towns of Nichols and Tioga. In 2011, these Susquehanna River communities experienced catastrophic flooding during Tropical Storms Irene and Lee. Elan will be working with these flood-affected communities to develop [...]
Elan submitted over $11 Million in Grant Funding Requests for our clients for various projects throughout the state of New York as a part of the 2012 New York State Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) round. Applications were made to the NYS Division of Coastal Resources, NYS Environmental Facilities Corporation, and NYS Empire State Development Corporation.
Elan Planning, Design & Landscape Architecture was recently featured in a recent Post Star Article for the kickoff to the Pruyn’s Island Planning Study in the City of Glens Falls. The project is being paid for by a NYS Department of State Division of Coastal Resources and Waterfront Revitalization grant that was awarded to the City of Glens [...]
Susan Caruvana, AICP, LEED AP joins Elan Planning, Design & Landscape Architecture as a Senior Planner. Ms. Caruvana received both her Masters Degree in Urban and Regional Planning and a Masters in Business Administration from Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA, and brings over 23 years of professional experience in economic development [...]
Elan led the development of a Step 2 Nomination Study funded by NY State’s Brownfield Opportunity Area Program for Lyons Falls, NY. The focus of the effort was on Village-wide revitalization and the redevelopment of the vacant Lyons Falls Paper Mill. Elan has been working with the Village of Lyons falls since 2009. See article: http://www.watertowndailytimes.com/article/20120515/NEWS04/705159921
Elan Planning Design & Landscape Architecture worked with the Town of Hague to design and build the Town of Hague Veteran’s Park on the site of the former American Legion Building. On November 12, 2011 the Town Supervisor, elected officials, representatives from the New York State Department of State, veterans, Boy Scouts, and local residents [...]
In October 2011, Elan coordinated with a number of communities to submit Consolidated Funding Applications for various project types. On December 8, 2011 the Governor announced funding for projects across New York State. Awarded applications completed by Elan include:
Lake George Environmental Park (Warren County)
The Lake George Environmental Park will be a 12-acre park on [...]
The Town of Fort Edward hosted its second public meeting for the Northeast Industrial Reuse Strategy on November 8, 2011. Over 50 people attended a presentation of the draft report including a vision statement, market recommendations for specific industry clusters, and redevelopment concept plans for the ‘uptown commercial area’ on NYS Rt. 4 and the [...]