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Fulton County Water Garden, and
Streetscape Revival

Bird's-eye view of Plaza location
Current State: The Center’s water garden, which opened in 1989 and was designed by world-renowned landscape architect M. Paul FriedbergFriedberg, a recipient of the American Society of Landscape Architects’ medal – the highest honor for a landscape architect – has also designed other noteworthy public spaces, such as Pershing Park in Washington D.C., the 67th Street Playground in New York, and Peavey Plaza in Minneapolis./>Night view rendering: The water garden and plaza will undergo a $1.9 million modernization preserving the original architectural integrity of the garden, improving the pedestrian circulation (ADA accessible), and enhancing the beauty of the landscape with the using of native, adapted, and aquatic plants. The vision of the project is to create a more welcoming front door to the county that greets the thousands of Fulton County employees, residents and visitors every year.
Corner of Pryor and MLK: Furthering the people oriented improvements to the garden, significant improvements will be undertaken to enhance walkability on all fronts including Pryor, Mitchell and Peachtree Streets. Safety and character will be increased through lighting improvements along sidewalks, covered walkways and the iconic clock tower./> Corner of Mitchell and Pryor: Furthering the people oriented improvements to the garden, significant improvements will be undertaken to enhance walkability on all fronts including Pryor, Mitchell and Peachtree Streets. Safety and character will be increased through lighting improvements along sidewalks, covered walkways and the iconic clock tower.

CITY OF ATLANTA GOVERNMENT DISTRICT