Public Spaces

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Play Chastain

Client

Chastain Park Conservancy

Location

Atlanta, GA

Completion Date

December 2015

Brief Project Description

Play Chastain entailed building out of new play structures and hardscapes in existing Chastain Park. The project included acres of hardscape and landscaping, a new treehouse, new play structures and a roller slide. Astra worked with Chastain Park Conservancy to create a world-class playground within the park.

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Eastside Trail

Client

Atlanta BeltLine, Inc.

Location

Atlanta , GA

Contract Value

$8.9 million

Completion Date

October 2012

Brief Project Description

The Eastside Trail project included the construction of a 2-mile trail through an urban residential setting. The project included a decorative concrete path, pedestrian bridges, 25,000 square feet of granite wall veneer, and $1.3M in stainless steel railing. In addition, Astra completed all other appurtenances from Irwin Street to Monroe Drive and intersection improvements at 10th Street and Monroe Drive.

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Suwanee Town Center Park

Client

City of Suwanee

Location

Suwanee, GA

Brief Project Description

Astra Group worked with the City of Suwanee to build this 10 acre park in the heart of town. The park includes one mile of lighted paver and concrete pathways, decorative hardscapes and granite walls. The park also contains an amphitheater with an orchestra shell. Affectionately known as “Suwanee’s front lawn”, the park was completed in a year and a half.

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Lillian Webb Park

Client

City of Norcross

Location

Norcross, GA

Brief Project Description

Astra Group worked with the City to create Norcross’ crown jewel, Lillian Webb Park, which hosts concerts and other community events. Stone faced retaining walls house cascading waterfalls while other decorative hardscapes complete a picturesque place for local residents to relax. The park’s interactive fountain area has become a favorite summer cooling off spot for local children.

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Ivy Creek Greenway

Client

Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation

Location

Buford, GA

Brief Project Description

Astra completed Ivy Creek Greenway for Gwinnett County from the ground up. The project consisted of asphalt trails and boardwalks for bikes and pedestrians and a beautiful suspension bridge.

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Morgan Falls Overlook Park

Client

City of Sandy Springs

Location

Sandy Springs, GA

Contract Value

$2.93 million

Completion Date

July 2010

Brief Project Description

Astra worked with Lose and Associates and the City of Sandy Springs to build Morgan Falls Park on Bull Sluice Lake. Astra constructed new playgrounds and buildings, as well as hardscapes, including pervious pavers. The project also included preserving historic landmarks and environmental protection of state waters.