Ocoee Lakefront Park Master Plan
S&ME prepared the Master Plan for the City of Ocoee’s Lakefront Park on the western shore of Starke Lake. The plan was part of a $45M public infrastructure investment by the City to stimulate development in Downtown Ocoee. The effort included the development of an overall master plan for all City-owned property in the immediate area, including the Lakefront Park, providing water access and festival spaces. The plan also included a new City Hall, an expanded Lakeshore Civic Center, renovation of the Withers-Maguire House grounds, and streetscapes on the surrounding roadways. The preliminary budget of $7M also included a large festival lawn to be utilized for open play, events and performances, boardwalks, concession spaces, restrooms and a trailhead.
S&ME is preparing the construction documents of the first phase of the project. This phase includes the Withers-Maguire House, wedding garden, and the festival lawn. It also includes the waterfront plaza with concession and restroom building, the Lakeshore Center landscaping, expanded parking areas, and the conversion of Oakland Avenue to a festival street.