• The Beach Improvement Group Project (BIG) Project Manager
  • Santa Monica, California
  • Client: City of Santa Monica
  • Artist: Jody Pinto
  • Landscape Architect: Wallace Roberts & Todd
  • Awards: 2000 ASLA Centennial Medallion; Honor Award and Merit Award, American Society of Landscape Architects; Royce Neushantz Award for Historic Landscapes, Los Angeles Conservancy; Honor Award, Westside Prize 2000
  • Completion: 2000

Planned and implemented a vast public art program for pedestrian and public improvements to world famous Palisades Park and a complete re-design of the promenade along Santa Monica State Beach. Public art took the lead in this award winning and innovative urban design project. A major inter-agency and inter-disciplinary collaboration between the artist, engineers, architects, and landscape architects, BIG was a unique intervention with one of the world’s most important public sites.