CONSTRUCTION IN 2021
Metropolis Architecture was commissioned to design a new 12-acre park for the town of Midway, North Carolina. The park will include a large picnic shelter, a smaller picnic shelter, bathroom facilities, two gazebos, an amphitheater, and walking/running trails and a children’s playground. The park is designed to host a variety of public and private events and activities that includes festivals, weddings, concerts, local high school productions, and open areas for informal sports activities. Project design is underway.
The primary picnic shelter includes a large storage room, and the shelter will accommodate up to 120 visitors. It also includes a large grilling station near the shelter. The park’s restrooms are attached to the shelter and they are accessible from the park independently of the shelter. For convenience and safety, the children’s playground is adjacent to the shelter with and public restrooms.
10 story, 90,000 square foot office building designed to employ contemporary construction techniques and amenities while comfortably blending with a variety of historic buildings located in the urban neighborhood. The building’s terrace provides ample space for dining al fresco. The park is designed to provide space for causal relaxation and formal events. The park includes an amphitheater and a dirigible with a digital, led display system. The park includes significant green space as a relief to the urban landscape. Ample seating is provided along the streetscape and within the park.