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Hart Park Athletic Fields

The City of Wauwatosa wanted to restore this community asset back to the regional athletic venue it once was. Hart Park’s usage had steadily declined due to age and declining quality of the grass football field, running track and stadium. GRAEF prepared a detailed report of different alternatives for renovations including a comparison of similar, local athletic facilities, preliminary design of five alternatives, an estimate of design and construction costs, and a financial analysis for possible revenue generation. The City used the report to move forward with a full reconstruction of the athletic field complex.

GRAEF designed the complete athletic complex renovation. Improvements include the replacement of eight tennis courts, reconstruction of the six lane track with an eight lane track and associated field event areas, the replacement of the natural grass football field with a synthetic turf multi-sport field, bleachers for 5,000 spectators with a new press box, new lighting, and water main and storm sewer infrastructure improvements. The design team successfully met a condensed schedule with the study, design, and construction completed in less than 12 months for the start of fall football.

Award: American Sports Builders Association Single Field Award, 2010

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Pepitone Joe Cropped

Joe Pepitone

Practice Area Leader - Landscape Architecture
Pitcher Brent Cropped

Brent Pitcher

Infrastructure Group Leader

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