Esplanade Pavilion Public Meeting and Design Charrette

The Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) has initiated a planning process to develop a design concept for a new riverfront, multi-purpose pavilion in the area of the Lee Pool. Built in 1951, the Lee Pool has been closed since the 1990s. DCR has hired a project team led by Maryann Thompson Architects, who will examine the existing buildings and site, develop conceptual design alternatives, and develop a schematic design.  

At this public meeting, DCR will provide an overview of the planning process and the site and introduce the consultants. Public discussion will focus on issues and opportunities for the site, and, through break-out groups, attendees will provide input on a preliminary building program and concepts for its architectural character. This is the first of three public meetings on the Esplanade Pavilion Planning Project; two additional public meetings will be scheduled as the design concepts are developed. A project summary and the presentation made at the meeting will be viewable after the public meeting.

For more information on the project, click here.

To RSVP, click here.

Important! RSVP is required, and you must bring a photo ID for entry into the Transportation Building.