FitzDesign Inc.
 
The Lowell Riverwalk**
Location: Lowell, Massachusetts
Client: Lowell Arena and Civic Stadium Commission
Project Manager and Lead Designer for the $4.3 million Riverwalk, a pedestrian corridor along the Merrimack River. This project created a vital pedestrian link to many of Lowell's cultural amenities including the new Tsongas Arena and LeLacheur Ball Park historic mill complexes and the University of Massachusetts. The Riverwalk design included several ‘nodes’ providing seating and viewing areas and spaces for public functions and interpretive features.
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Western Canal Walkway**
Location: Lowell, Massachusetts
Client: Lowell Arena and Civic Stadium Commission
Design and construction management for a $3.5 million park and historic landscape surrounding the Tsongas Arena. The site, originally an historic mill complex, contained many remnants of the industrial era which were incorporated as interpretive features in the design and construction of the park. The project also included historic research for the restoration of canal walls, building foundations, and water raceways which were preserved as features of the park.
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Bellino Park
Location: Winchester, Massachusetts
As a member of the Bellino Park Committee Ms. Fitzgerald took charge of the design and construction management of this nieghborhood park. The park was constructed with funds raised through an extensive fundraising effort by the Committee and through the donations of materials and labor by many skilled residents of the town. Dedicated to a home-town hero Joe Bellino, the park created a much needed green space in a busy neighborhood in the North Main Street District.
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* With Waterfield Design Group, Winchester, MA
** With Pressley Associates, Inc., Cambridge, MA
*** With Bechtel Corp., San Francisco, CA