Commitment to Community.
From the oldest sporting venue in America, to a rich history of art, culture, and Victorian elegance, Saratoga Springs is a treasure in Upstate New York. 2015 is the 100th anniversary of the incorporation of this city and, to celebrate, Marylou Whitney and John Hendrickson donated a pocket park to welcome friends and visitors.
The LA Group worked with Whitney and Hendrickson on site planning and landscape design for the Centennial Park. The highlight of the park is a statue of Native Dancer, one of the most celebrated and accomplished thoroughbred racehorses in history. The bronze statue is created by equine artist, Gwen Reardon.
“It’s an honor to be part of a project so close to my heart and tied to the history of Saratoga Springs,” said Mike Ingersoll, principal. “This park will provide a beautiful space for residents and visitors to enjoy.”
- Welcoming entrance to the city from the Saratoga Race Track
- Water fountain, sidewalk, seating, native plantings and night lighting
- A bronze statue of Native Dancer