A National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) and Landscape Contractors Association (LCA) award-winning project. City Springs is a 14-acre, multi-use city center that functions as the city’s civic and community anchor and is the home to new city offices, a performing arts center, restaurants, shopping, residential units, and the new city green. The City Green, which is a four-acre park within the project, includes an open lawn area, shade bosque, an amphitheater, multiple plazas, and a network of fountains.
The installation scope included six water features; 5800 LF of granite curbing; 74,000 SF of subslab and pavers; 95,000 SF of concrete flatwork; 9,000 SF of vehicular paving; 22,000 LF of joint caulking; 4,500 LF of planter walls; 4800 LF of pre-cast stone veneer walls/caps and brickwork; an irrigation system with 86 zones; 6,000 LF of drainage; 63,250 SF of turf; 344 trees; 19,000 shrubs, annuals, perennials and grasses; 1300 LF of stainless steel handrails and guardrails; 1850 bales of pine straw mulch; and $630,000 worth of site amenities. After installation, Ruppert Landscape’s landscape management division assumed the site’s ongoing maintenance.