Sol Harris Day Architecture

Jackson Township wanted to find a way to bring the community together. They wanted to offer a location in the community where people can gather for public and private events. With this in mind, they took a look at North Park and worked with SHD to assess the available outdoor space and explore the potential opportunities within the park. In collaboration with the library, county parks and Jackson Local Schools, they decided to develop a new outdoor amphitheater in North Park. This new venue will offer space for large events, with lawn-style seating for 2,500 people. It is designed to be open so that it feels more like a park and less like a formal venue.

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  • Master Planning
  • Visioning
  • Estimating/Scheduling
  • Sustainable Design
  • Branding
  • Visualizations and Graphics
  • Architecture

The current design plan would place the amphitheater in the center of a multi-million-dollar park system that hosts tens of thousands of visitors of all ages.

Randy Gonzalez, Fiscal Officer, Jackson Township

Highlights

  • The amphitheater will have a 70-foot by 50-foot covered stage area with a loading dock in the rear and changing areas in the back.
  • The amphitheater will be used for many community events including Movies in the Park, live concerts, plays, gardening programs, Holidays in the Park, graduation parties, weddings and much more.
  • New parking areas will be constructed between the amphitheater and safety center to allow for dual use.
  • An underground tunnel between North Park and Jackson Local High School is planned.

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