Fred Lee Park
City of Tallahassee, Department of Neighborhood an
Public & Civic Infrastructure
Fred Lee Park
Genesis provided civil engineering design services for Fred Lee Park/Stormwater Facility in the Frenchtown area of Tallahassee, Florida, at the corner of Macomb Street and Georgia Street. The park was designed to serve a dual purpose as a small urban park for the neighborhood and to serve as stormwater management for the Future Carolina Place Subdivision and Renaissance Center. All development is being done as part of the Frenchtown revitalization headed up by the City of Tallahassee Department of Neighborhood and Community Services. Genesis is also performing the planning and engineering of the Carolina Place Subdivision.
There has been frequent street flooding in the Frenchtown area which the stormwater facility was designed to alleviate. With assistance of a base SWMM model developed by City Stormwater, additional detail for pre- and post-conditions were supplemented in the model, and several scenarios were run to determine the impact that the project would have in the completed phase. ICPR was used to develop the local basin and SWMM was utilized to analyze the overall basin. Other design features: extensive landscaping, park plaza area, bus stop turnout and a statue stand/seat wall for visitors.