Halvorson | Tighe & Bond Studio is collaborating with the City of Portsmouth and DeRosa Environmental to design a linear greenway and community park along the southeast shoreline of North Mill Pond.
The proposed mile-long greenway is driven by a public process to engage the community, property owners and abutters, with an ultimate goal of connecting downtown Portsmouth with adjacent neighborhoods and planned transportation, complete streets, bike and greenway improvements.
Designed to enhance the natural assets of North Mill Pond, the greenway will serve as a valuable open space and habitat that provides an ecologically healthy, socially vibrant, and educational destination for residents and visitors alike. It will feature scenic lookouts and seating, interpretive signage, bank enhancements, a living shoreline, and potentially a raised boardwalk overlooking the water.
A one-acre community park with flexible seating and interpretive elements will create a welcoming new public amenity and educational destination.