Plaza de las Americas

NV5 redesigned West 175th Street between Broadway and Wadsworth Avenue in New York City, closing the street and turning it into a new public plaza that features a bosque of trees, pedestrian lighting, benches, drinking fountain, bicycle racks, permeable paving, and Silva-Cel tree planting system.

The centerpiece is a public art piece that is a fountain with decorative tile mosaics. Sustainable features include porous pavers and the Silva-Cel tree planting system.


New York City, NY


Landscape Architecture


Diamond Award, Engineering Excellence Awards, American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) New York, 2017