Photographer: Larry Servin

San Pedro Creek Culture Park by FMS | Fisher Marantz Stone | Parks ×

Photographer: Larry Servin

San Pedro Creek Culture Park by FMS | Fisher Marantz Stone | Parks ×

Photographer: Larry Servin

San Pedro Creek Culture Park by FMS | Fisher Marantz Stone | Parks ×

Inhabited by native communities millennia before Spanish settlers arrived, San Pedro Creek holds great historical and cultural significance. The area is now reborn with the creation of San Pedro Creek Culture Park, spanning 22 miles with waterfalls, trails, plantings, bridges, murals and art. The Park begins at a plaza with illuminated stone benches flanking the creek source. Historical text and poetry punctuate the winding landscape. At night these features glow under dramatic illumination.

Departing the inlet, a lower walkway is highlighted by submersible LED steplights while a procession of LED posts illuminate the higher walkways.

The stone trail morphs into an open grate bridge uplit with submersible fixtures, creating the illusion of a floating path. Focused lights accentuate the trees.

Linear lights backlight the water feature concealing the flood control tunnel inlet. The perforated pattern replicates the night sky at the time of the City’s founding.

Art and murals in flood-prone areas are uplit from submersible wallwashers. These include pieces commemorating the Alameda Theater and depicting cultures coming together.

Submersible LED’s create an illuminated border around water features.

Working closely with the architect, FMS transformed a pump equipment building into an abstracted water creature, with linear lights sculpting the “skin.”

Design team:

FMS Fisher Marantz Stone

Photographer: Larry Servin

San Pedro Creek Culture Park by FMS | Fisher Marantz Stone | Parks ×

Photographer: Larry Servin

San Pedro Creek Culture Park by FMS | Fisher Marantz Stone | Parks ×

Photographer: Larry Servin

San Pedro Creek Culture Park by FMS | Fisher Marantz Stone | Parks ×

Photographer: Larry Servin

San Pedro Creek Culture Park by FMS | Fisher Marantz Stone | Parks ×

Photographer: Larry Servin

San Pedro Creek Culture Park by FMS | Fisher Marantz Stone | Parks ×

Photographer: Larry Servin

San Pedro Creek Culture Park by FMS | Fisher Marantz Stone | Parks ×

Photographer: Larry Servin

San Pedro Creek Culture Park by FMS | Fisher Marantz Stone | Parks ×

Photographer: Larry Servin

San Pedro Creek Culture Park by FMS | Fisher Marantz Stone | Parks ×

Photographer: Larry Servin

San Pedro Creek Culture Park by FMS | Fisher Marantz Stone | Parks ×

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