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Jim Constantine and Chris Cosenza to Present on Panels at the New Jersey Future Redevelopment Forum

Posted on February 27th, 2019

LRK’s Jim Constantine and Chris Cosenza will participate on panel discussions on Friday, March 8, at the New Jersey Future Redevelopment Forum. Constantine’s panel, “Density that Doesn’t Look Dense: Meeting the Surging Demand for In-Town Housing,” will explore how “Missing Middle” housing can accommodate the demand for housing needs in communities that already feel too dense to build. Cosenza’s session, “Preparing your Community for Redevelopment,” will discuss how municipalities can take steps to develop and create a vision for more ... read more »

Chris Cosenza Talks about Planning and Climate Change at Sustainable Princeton

Posted on February 4th, 2019

LRK’s Chris Cosenza presented at Sustainable Princeton panel discussion around the topics of mixed-use development, transit-oriented development, location efficient development and form-based codes and how these factors create a sense of place that is walkable and help reduce a community’s emissions in the face of climate change. The session, “Why Is It Too Far to Walk? Building a Climate-Friendly Princeton,” presented at the Princeton Public Library, explored how land use planning plays a role in the effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Click here for the ... read more »

LRK Leads "Visioning Workshop" for Downtown Evesham

Posted on June 5th, 2018

Marlton Sun - Jim Constantine, project team and municipal officials lead a second ‘Visioning Workshop” in as many weeks to empower residents and business owners with a vision to continue to transform, further strengthen and enhance the positive character the historic Marlton Village. The community selected their preferred imagery and provided comments for community gathering spaces, selective infill redevelopment and parking strategies to help see the future of Evesham’s downtown area. LRK previously prepared the “2020 Vision Plan” in 2009 in response to ... read more »

Princeton Planners Unveil Phase of Zoning Fixes

Posted on June 4th, 2018

Community News/Princeton Echo – Princeton residents show up for a presentation on potential zoning changes to in an effort to preserve Princeton’s established historic residential neighborhoods. LRK’s Jim Constantine and Chris Cosenza present at a town meeting explaining a series of form-based code provisions and other zoning changes propelled by the Neighborhood Character and Zoning Initiative. Read ... read more »

Forum Roundup: Reimagining the Suburbs

Posted on April 6th, 2017

New Jersey Future - LRK's Jim Constantine was recently a panelist at New Jersey Future's 2017 Redevelopment Forum where breakout sessions focused on redefining the suburbs to adapt to changing demographic realities. Jim suggested that a good strategy for New Jersey to attract Millennials, who gravitate toward walkable urbanism, is to focus on the boroughs, which possess similar assets to bigger cities – a mix of housing types, a traditional downtown within walking distance of residential neighborhoods, a grid street network. Read more. read more »

The Shops of Saddle Creek Expansion and Renovation

Posted on September 25th, 2013

The Daily News - "Saddle Creek Growth Sign of Future for City" - LRK is involved in the design of the expansion and renovation of the existing building exteriors of this prominent retail development in Germantown, TN. Work is slated to begin in late 2013 or early 2014. read more »

Eddy Street Commons Attract Notre Dame Students

Posted on August 24th, 2013

ABC 57 News - "Students Move in and Business Booms" - Notre Dame students enjoy the retail shops and retaurants at Eddy Street Commons, the mixed-use development bordering the campus. View the video clip. read more »

FedExFamilyHouse Awarded LEED Certification

Posted on July 3rd, 2013

The Daily News - FedExFamilyHouse is one of the country's first pediatric residences to be awarded LEED Certification. read more »

LRK Ranks in Top 300 Architecture Firms

Posted on July 1st, 2013

Architectural Record - LRK ranks 191, moving up 27 spots from last year, in this annual data poll of the Top 300 Architecture Firms in the U.S. read more »

LRK Presents the Overton Square Revitalization Plan

Posted on June 21st, 2013

Memphis Business Journal - LRK principal Rob Norcross presents the Overton Square Revitalization Plan to architects at an AIA Memphis luncheon, explaining project origination and development. read more »