Civitas Reveals Vision for San Diego’s Mile-Long North Embarcadero Waterfront Area of Working Port

Civitas Reveals Vision for San Diego’s Mile-Long North Embarcadero Waterfront Area of Working Port

DENVER (STL.News) – In a total reversal of the famous Joni Mitchell song lyrics, a comprehensive vision prepared by Denver design firm Civitas for California’s Port of San Diego includes taking a paved parking lot – some 13 acres of it – and creating a paradise in the form of vibrant, inviting, pedestrian-friendly and sustainable public space along a mile-long stretch of the city’s waterfront known as the North Embarcadero. A second act to Civitas’ successful design and construction of the first phase of the North Embarcadero – a $31 million, 1,000-foot-long linear park and promenade that began the process of energizing the waterfront on its completion in 2015 – the new Civitas study is a key next step toward realizing San Diego’s vision for its working port as a world-class destination that has been in the planning stages for some two decades.

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