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  • Vive Apartments
    San Diego, CA View Project

    Vive Apartments

    Client: Sunroad Enterprises
    Location: San Diego, CA

    Vive Apartments are two seven-story apartment buildings over underground parking and two levels that wrap parking. Building 1 has 302 units and Building 2 has 248 units, along with retail and amenity spaces in each. Each phase has three courtyard spaces over podium deck and a bridge over the...
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  • County Administration Waterfront Park
    San Diego, CA View Project

    County Administration Waterfront Park

    Client: McCarthy Building Companies
    Location: San Diego, CA

    The County Administration Center Waterfront Park will open up views and access to the San Diego Bay by converting the large eight-acre parking lots north and south of the Administration Center into a large community and regional open-space amenity. The park will include large civic greens, a...
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  • Paséa Hotel & Spa
    Huntington Beach, CA View Project

    Paséa Hotel & Spa

    Client: Awbrey Cook McGill Architects
    Location: Huntington Beach, CA

    Paséa Hotel & Spa is four diamond luxury hotel located two blocks south of the pier in Huntington Beach. The elevated hotel captures ocean views, and separates occupants from Pacific Coast Highway. The curvilinear lines on the building exterior have been abstracted into the landscape design to...
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  • Arts District at Liberty Station
    San Diego, CA View Project

    Arts District at Liberty Station

    Client: obr Architecture
    Location: San Diego, CA

    The improvements at the Arts District create a unique and vibrant town square experience focused on maintaining the historic integrity of the former Naval Training Center while providing an elegant outdoor experience. Program amenities of the Arts District include an”arrival plaza” and...
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  • Stone Brewing Co. World Bistro & Gardens – Escondido
    Escondido, CA View Project

    Stone Brewing Co. World Bistro & Gardens – Escondido

    Client: Stone Brewing Co.
    Location: Escondido, CA

    Schmidt Design Group, Inc. collaborated with owner Greg Koch and Architect Andy Kjellberg to design the hardscape, landscape and irrigation for outdoor seating and beer gardens at this popular restaurant and craft brewery in North San Diego County. Most of the one-acre of gardens are within a...
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  • Charles Lewis III Memorial Park
    San Diego, CA View Project

    Charles Lewis III Memorial Park

    Client: City of San Diego
    Location: San Diego, CA

    Charles Lewis III Memorial Park is a 5.8-acre new neighborhood park in City Heights. This area of City Heights was in great need of open space and the park offers a unique opportunity for those living in this urban community to connect with the adjacent natural environment. The park is the result...
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  • The Silver Strand, “Nature’s Bridge to Discovery”
    Coronado, CA View Project

    The Silver Strand, “Nature’s Bridge to Discovery”

    Client: City of Coronado
    Location: Coronado, CA

    The Silver Strand is a narrow, eight-mile long environmentally significant stretch of land where the Scenic State Highway SR 75 and bike path links the cities of Coronado and Imperial Beach just southwest of downtown San Diego. Recognizing that the potential for the Silver Strand was under-served,...
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  • Sharp Memorial Hospital Green Roof
    San Diego, CA View Project

    Sharp Memorial Hospital Green Roof

    Client: Sharp Memorial Hospital
    Location: San Diego, CA

    This linear 5,000-square-foot green roof at Sharp Memorial Hospital in San Diego utilizes both landscape and music as inspiration.  Composite lumber was used for frames that depict staffs of music filled with low-Sedum ground covers.  Large planters with Agave and Yuccas were then placed within...
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  • Aloft on Cortez Hill
    San Diego, CA View Project

    Aloft on Cortez Hill

    Client: Oliver McMillan, Inc.
    Location: San Diego, CA

    Aloft on Cortez Hill is a five-story residential mid-rise in downtown San Diego.  Schmidt Design Group, Inc. designed all hardscape and landscape for the site’s interior and perimeter, helping to provide the urban setting with a modern-meets-organic feel and vibe.  The interior patio was built...
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  • Sharp Mary Birch Hospital
    San Diego, CA View Project

    Sharp Mary Birch Hospital

    Client: Sharp Mary Birch Hospital
    Location: San Diego, CA

    More than 8,400 babies are born at Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & Newborns each year; more than any other hospital in California.  The main entrance sets the tone for the overall delivery experience.  Understanding this, Sharp Healthcare set out to create an arrival experience that...
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  • Horton Plaza Park
    San Diego, CA View Project

    Horton Plaza Park

    Client: Walker Macy
    Location: San Diego, CA

    The newly opened Horton Plaza Park included restoration of the existing historic park as well as the creation of a new one-acre plaza created by the removal of a large department store building.  Partnered with prime consultant Walker Macy, Schmidt Design Group worked to develop a Times...
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  • Orange Park
    Chula Vista, CA View Project

    Orange Park

    Client: City of Chula Vista
    Location: Chula Vista, CA

    Orange Park is a four-acre community-oriented active park next to the South Chula Vista Library. The park consists of a regulation size soccer field, playground, basketball court, comfort station, shaded picnic areas, and a dog park. A walking path around the perimeter of the multipurpose field...
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  • Briercrest Park
    La Mesa, CA View Project

    Briercrest Park

    Client: City of La Mesa
    Location: La Mesa, CA

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  • Stone Brewing Co. World Bistro & Gardens – Liberty Station
    San Diego, CA View Project

    Stone Brewing Co. World Bistro & Gardens – Liberty Station

    Client: Stone Brewing Co.
    Location: San Diego, CA

    Stone Brewing Co. recently opened their highly anticipated new 23,500-square-foot restaurant and brewery in Liberty Station.  Already named one of “8 Great Outdoor Bars in San Diego” by San Diego Magazine, it is one of the largest restaurants in San Diego County.  Schmidt Design Group, Inc....
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  • Camino Ruiz Neighborhood Park
    San Diego, CA View Project

    Camino Ruiz Neighborhood Park

    Client: City of San Diego
    Location: San Diego, CA

    This 12-acre neighborhood park includes youth baseball fields, a central plaza, picnic areas, children’s play areas, environmental education overlooks, parking, and a restroom/concession building.  The park is surrounded by sensitive open space with a number of unique educational overlooks....
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  • Linda Vista Skate Park
    San Diego, CA View Project

    Linda Vista Skate Park

    Client: City of San Diego
    Location: San Diego, CA

    Schmidt Design Group, in conjunction with SITE Design Group, designed a new custom, innovative, and multi-generational concrete skate park within the existing Linda Vista Community Park. The skate park is currently under construction and will be nestled a valley between the existing sloping...
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  • Civita Park
    San Diego, CA View Project

    Civita Park

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    Location: San Diego, CA

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  • Lux Art Institute
    Encinitas, CA View Project

    Lux Art Institute

    Client: Lux Art Institute
    Location: Encinitas, CA

    The Lux Art Institute is located on South El Camino Real overlooking the San Elijo Lagoon and surrounded by a wildlife preserve that stretches to the Pacific Ocean. The new one-acre education pavilion embraces this connection to this stunning natural setting through a series of garden terraces...
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  • Lake Skinner Recreation Area
    Riverside, CA View Project

    Lake Skinner Recreation Area

    Client: Riverside County Regional Park and Open-Space District
    Location: Riverside, CA

    Schmidt Design Group, Inc. provided master plan design for improvements to Lake Skinner Recreation Area and Campground for the Riverside County Regional Park and Open-Space District.  Upgrades to the 150-acre open space facility included new concert grounds, amphitheater and stage area, new...
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  • Park de la Cruz Neighborhood Park Improvements
    San Diego, CA View Project

    Park de la Cruz Neighborhood Park Improvements

    Client: City of San Diego
    Location: San Diego, CA

    Schmidt Design Group, in conjunction with Stantec, is working on the expansion of Park de La Cruz Neighborhood Park in the City Heights area of San Diego. The expansion includes ADA upgrades, a .64-acre park expansion connecting the park to Cherokee Point Park, new shade structures and picnic...
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  • Solana Beach Coastal Rail Trail
    Solana Beach, CA View Project

    Solana Beach Coastal Rail Trail

    Client: City of Solana Beach
    Location: Solana Beach, CA

    The Solana Beach Coastal Rail Trail is a 1.5-mile linear park running along the length of the City of Solana Beach.  Schmidt Design Group, Inc.’s design of the trail was created with the help of significant community feedback and workshops.  The Solana Beach Coastal Rail Trail Linear Park is...
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  • Joseph “Joey” Lopes Park
    West Sacramento, CA View Project

    Joseph “Joey” Lopes Park

    Client: City of West Sacramento
    Location: West Sacramento, CA

    The City of West Sacramento transformed a stormwater and sanitary sewer easement site into the Joseph “Joey” Lopes Park, a four-acre public park. The park was funded by a state grant and is activated with programming to fill the needs of the surrounding community. Schmidt Design Group...
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  • Trolley park terrace
    San Diego, CA View Project

    Trolley park terrace

    Client: chelsea investment corporation
    Location: San Diego, CA

    The Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation has become a catalyst for change in the Diamond Neighborhoods of San Diego with a goal of creating a vibrant town center and supporting amenities to improve the community’s quality of life. Trolley Park Terrace is a key component of the redevelopment...
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  • Pacific Highlands Ranch Community Park
    San Diego, CA View Project

    Pacific Highlands Ranch Community Park

    Client: Pardee Homes
    Location: San Diego, CA

    The 13-acre Pacific Highlands Ranch Community Park is designed to facilitate community gathering, encourage social interaction, and offer a diverse and unique blend of recreational amenities for the local community. The central promenade functions as an extension of the Village Center and draws...
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  • Ocean Air Community Park
    San Diego, CA View Project

    Ocean Air Community Park

    Client: City of San Diego
    Location: San Diego, CA

    Ocean Air Community Park includes joint-use multi-purpose ballfields shared with the adjacent Ocean Air Elementary School and a 16,500-square-foot community center certified LEED Silver.  The 18-acre park features a large children’s play area, flexible passive open space, perimeter walking...
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  • Skate Park Experience
    San Diego County, CA View Project

    Skate Park Experience

    Client: Various
    Location: San Diego County, CA

    With an estimated 11-14 million skate boarders in the United States, San Diego is home to a high concentration of skateboarding enthusiasts.  Schmidt Design Group, Inc. has experience designing several unique skate parks throughout San Diego County.  Schmidt Design has a former professional...
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  • Cottonwood Creek Park
    Encinitas, CA View Project

    Cottonwood Creek Park

    Client: City of Encinitas
    Location: Encinitas, CA

    Cottonwood Creek Park is an eight acre neighborhood park located in Encinitas, California.

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  • Sierra Specific Plan
    San Diego County, CA View Project

    Sierra Specific Plan

    Client: Newland Communities
    Location: San Diego County, CA

    Newland Sierra is a significant 2,000-acre master planned community in unincorporated San Diego County. Schmidt Design Group, Inc. is collaborating with the team to develop a community plan that combines a sustainable mixed-use village concept with semi-rural residential character. Taking...
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  • Haster Basin Recreational Field
    Garden Grove, CA View Project

    Haster Basin Recreational Field

    Client: Orange County Park and Recreation Department
    Location: Garden Grove, CA

    As part of the Orange County Parks On-Call contract, Schmidt Design Group, Inc. is providing services for the Haster Retarding Basin, Pump Station and Recreational Field Project in Garden Grove, California.  The project provides regional flood protection and recreational opportunities for the...
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  • Public Facilitation Expertise
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    Public Facilitation Expertise

    Client: Various
    Location: Various

    Under the leadership of Glen Schmidt, FASLA, who brings 39 years of experience in leading and facilitating public meetings, we are proud to report an unblemished record of accomplishing community consensus on even the most difficult and controversial projects.  On numerous occasions, he has...
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