Medium — "Acclaimed Architects Embed Local Students in Redesign of Tom Lee Park"

" Studio Gang, the internationally-recognized architecture and urban design practice, has launched a Youth Design Leadership Program as part of their commission to reimagine the Memphis riverfront and Tom Lee Park for the Memphis River Parks Partnership. The Youth Design Leadership Program will embed local students in the process of reimagining 25 acres of the Mississippi riverfront from bluff to bank between Georgia and Beale.

Studio Gang partnered with Knowledge Quest and Douglass High School to select a group of students from North and South Memphis to work alongside the design team, participate in monthly design workshops, attend site visits and public engagement sessions that will directly contribute to the final designs for the most visible area of Memphis’ riverfront, including Tom Lee Park."

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Memphis Flyer — "Riverfront Reboot: New leaders and New Plans for Memphis' Waterfront"

"To transform the flat, wide-open park...MRPP picked Studio Gang and SCAPE... to help the park 'reach its full civic potential.'"


Studio Gang Selected to Lead Design of Memphis's Tom Lee Park with SCAPE

“With the leadership of a remarkable team of designers, we can finally get the riverfront we deserve,” Carol Coletta, president and CEO of Memphis River Parks Partnership, said in a statement. “Next week we open River Garden and River Line. Together with these new assets, and the restoration of the historic cobblestone landing, Tom Lee Park is an unparalleled opportunity to reshape the heart of our Downtown and make a once-in-a-lifetime civic statement for our city.”


Curbed — “Memphis Downtown Boom Fueled by Riverfront City’s Rich History”

The Studio’s Tom Lee Park project along Memphis’s Mississippi riverfront is highlighted alongside other revitalization efforts in the city.


Studio Gang Projects Honored by Fast Company’s 2018 Innovation by Design Awards

The Studio’s Polis Station proposal and Memphis Riverfront Concept received accolades in the Spaces, Places, and Cities category.