In association with Lake|Flato Architects, MHTN is providing placemaking and urban design services for a new Arts and Culture District Master Plan in Park City, Utah, located adjacent to Prospector Square. This public/private partnership transforms a five-acre site into a vibrant arts district and expands the cultural offerings available in Park City. New facilities are planned to include a public transit hub with info center, café services and public and private car-park, overnight charging stations for electric city buses, a food hall offering local and regional culinary options including banquet facilities and demonstration kitchen, housing for local artists to meet Park City’s affordable housing initiative, community media center focused on providing local residents with space and equipment for creative purposes, arts studios and educational facilities for local and visiting artists, flexible space for non-profit incubators, local businesses, and art/culture pursuits; outdoor event and exhibit spaces for local and regional festivals, commissioned art and creative programs, and outdoor amphitheater for film screenings and concerts.

SERVICES:  Master Planning, Placemaking, Landscape Architecture
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Design Challenge
Transforms a 40 year-old suburban-style commercial building cluster into a high-density urban core with multiple, year-round cultural offerings. The District links pedestrian, bike, and public transportation paths adding to the city’s expansive grid of trails. Supports Park City’s national leadership to limit climate change by eliminating burning of fossil fuels and limiting the production of greenhouse gasses.

Park City, UT  |  5.25 acres  |  2018 – Completion 2023

Earth Centered
Responding to Park City’s national leadership in environmental and sustainability goals, MHTN + Lake|Flato utilized ‘Integrated Design Workshops’ with multiple partners where clear goals were set early on in the project to guide all future development of facilities. The following goals were identified as priorities: 1) Create a regenerative energy district 2) Reduce greenhouse gas emissions 3) Enhance building energy conservation 4) Maximum water use efficiency 5) Support local flora and fauna