Master Planning

Chaplain Schmitt Island Master Plan

Master Plan The Schmitt Island Master Plan creates a long-term vision for a city-owned island in the Mississippi River near downtown Dubuque. The plan aims to weave new opportunities for recreation and development within the existing framework of the island; thereby, connecting otherwise disjointed amenities and infrastructure such as a casino, boat launch, softball fields,..

Robert Street Corridor Plan

Corridor Plan This once strong retail corridor connects West Saint Paul to Downtown Saint Paul. Regional growth and changing consumer patterns have sent this 2.5-mile corridor into a gradual decline over the last two decades. Integrating primary retail into concentrated mixed-use spaces in defined locations reverses this regression by diversifying land uses. The Robert Street..

South Boulder Road Small Area Plan

Small Area Plan In the rapidly growing Front Range town of Louisville, South Boulder Road is expected to develop rapidly in the next 20 years, given its dual-functionality as a regional commuter route and a local shopping center. Cuningham Group re-imagined its current horizontal mix of uses and suburban development patterns to provide the area..

Prospect Park District Vision

District Vision Prospect North is a vibrant, walkable urban district characterized by an inviting framework of restorative and multi-functional parks, plazas, trails, and walkways which link the world-renowned Grand Rounds National Scenic Byway and other regional systems. It is envisioned that this district will host an integrated community energy system utilizing renewable fuels and innovative..

Greater Lowertown Master Plan

Master Plan The Greater Lowertown Master Plan is organized at the neighborhood grass-roots level and focused around the 4th Street Station Area on the Central Corridor light rail line. Future development and investment are closely intertwined with this area, as the most mature transit-oriented village in the Twin Cities. The Master Plan addresses a range..

Greenbush/Vilas Housing Revitalization Plan

Revitalization Plan Cuningham Group, the neighborhood associations, the University of Wisconsin, and the Meriter and St. Mary’s Hospitals collaborated to develop a neighborhood revitalization strategy. The Greenbush/Vilas Housing Revitalization Plan creates strategies to increase neighborhood homeownership, better manage rental housing, and support a healthy community through the creation of public amenities.  

University District Alliance

District Vision The District Alliance brings the University of Minnesota and the four surrounding neighborhoods together to create a new District Vision organized around place-making principles. This framework reinforces great streets, urban village patterns (T.O.D.) at new LRT stations, sustainable practices, and supports a wide variety of uses. The District Alliance provides initial vision and..

Dubuque Millwork District Master Plan

Master Plan The Dubuque Millwork District Master Plan is a large-scale vision for redevelopment of over one million square feet of warehouse space in Downtown Dubuque. Five systems comprise the plan’s framework at both district and building scales, including: water, energy, development, green space, and arts and culture. The plan ultimately maximizes community and environmental..

Holland Neighborhood Small Area Plan

Small Area Plan Located in the heart of Northeast Minneapolis, The Holland Neighborhood is a progressive community of young, diverse, and creative entrepreneurs. The neighborhood provides significant opportunity for future growth and investment with a future streetcar line and being in walking distance of the Mississippi River. Cuningham Group developed a Small Area Plan to..

Episcopal House of Prayer

New Construction, Retreat Center Intended as a place for spiritual retreats of all denominations, House of Prayer provides a comfortable environment for individual or guided meditative retreats. Cuningham Group designed the facade to be restrained and forthright on the approach side, and open and organic in appearance on the side facing the forest. A stone..

First United Methodist Church of West Los Angeles

Renovation, Worship Space, Outdoor Courtyard The new design concept reconfigured the 157-seat worship space by changing the narrow linear seating to a layout which gathers the entire assembly around the altar on three sides. The completed building has many features to improve the contemporary worship space, including increased natural ambient light; an adjacent outdoor courtyard..

St. Jerome Parish Hall Renovation

Renovation, Site Improvements, LEED® Silver Cuningham Group was chosen to develop a Master Plan for this busy urban 1950’s Parish Hall, situated on a 6.5-acre site. The Plan incorporated the entire site, including plans for offsite road widening scheduled by the city. Ultimately, renovation of the Parish Hall building was delivered in Phase One, and..