Portsmouth Square Improvement Project

Redesigning Chinatown’s Historic Public Plaza

Scope of Work

Following a robust community engagement and concept phase, the redesign of Portsmouth Square will include a complete renovation of the square, including:

  1. Waterproofing of garage roof
  2. Adjacent Streetscape
  3. New plantings, paving, lighting and furnishings
  4. New community clubhouse with large assembly area, bathroom and smaller meeting rooms
  5. New Children’s Play Areas
  6. Note – existing bathroom to remain

Funding

Work to date has been funded through developer impact fees. All future work is slated to be funded through the 2020 Parks Bond.
Construction cost is $50,000,000

Project Timeline

EventTimeline
Planning - Creation of the Existing Conditions and Feasibility ReportJanuary to December 2014
Design - RFP Selection of Design Team and Concept DesignOctober 2015 to March 2016
Design Phase 1 - Concept DesignFebruary 2017 to early 2018
Design Phase 2 - Schematic DesignFall 2019

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  1. Capital Project Update

    Portsmouth Square Schematic Design Complete! (10/13)

    The project has reached an important milestone as schematic design wraps up. . . . Read on...
  2. Capital Project Update

    Portsmouth Square Project Update 3/31!

    We are excited to move towards our next phase for the Portsmouth Square improvement project! Read on...
  3. Capital Project Update

    Workshop #4 Summary

    Thanks again to everyone who came out to our fourth community workshop Read on...
  4. Capital Project Update

    Workshop #3 Summary

    Thanks again to everyone who came out to our third community workshop Read on...
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    Workshop #5 Summary

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  1. Michael DeGregorio

    Project Manager
    Phone: 1-628-652-6649