Dear Friend of the Roland Water Tower:

We need your help to plan a season of celebrations in our neighborhood!Finally after more than 10 years of community organizing and 9 months of restoration work, the Roland Water Tower is substantially restored. The scaffolding and fences will come down by the middle of June. This is a very exciting accomplishment for all ofContinue reading “Dear Friend of the Roland Water Tower:”

ROLAND WATER TOWER PARK: DESIGN CONCEPTS

COMMUNITY MEETINGS Join us to review the results of the community survey and give feedback on concept design options for your park! PUBLIC MEETING #1 (ON ZOOM) Weds, March 31, 2021, 6–7:30pm https://tinyurl.com/3bpv96jf Passcode: watertower PUBLIC MEETING #2 (ON SITE) Sat, April 3, 2021, 12-2pm (Drop in any time) On-site at the Roland Water TowerContinue reading “ROLAND WATER TOWER PARK: DESIGN CONCEPTS”

RWT Park Design Plan Kick Off

We are excited to introduce Unknown Studio as our Landscape Architect for design of the park surrounding the Roland Water Tower! To kick things off, we are organizing a series of community meetings to develop a plan for the park. We need your input, so please attend or comment in one of three ways: OnsiteContinue reading “RWT Park Design Plan Kick Off”

Letter to the Neighbors

Dear Neighbors,  We have some exciting news.  After more than ten years of planning by the community, the Roland Water Tower is being stabilized. The City completed the design and Roland Park Community Foundation (RPCF) hired Lewis Contractors to get started on construction in September. The Tower has been a landmark on Roland Avenue sinceContinue reading “Letter to the Neighbors”

RFP Released for Design of Roland Water Tower Park

The Friends of the Roland Water Tower invites qualified Landscape Architects to bid on the design for a new park surrounding the water tower. Why? Because the tower is slated for stabilization in the immediate future, and we would like a plan for how the park will look once its done Because the park isContinue reading “RFP Released for Design of Roland Water Tower Park”

Calling all Designers!

The Friends of the Roland Water Tower invite qualified landscape architects to bid on the design of the Roland Water Tower Park. Why? Because the tower is slated for restoration in the immediate future, and we would like to plan for a new park surrounding the tower Because the park is a landmark green spaceContinue reading “Calling all Designers!”