Parks and Recreation


Main Street Square

This Master Craftsmanship Award winning project converted a dilapidated parking lot at the corner of 6th and Main Street in Rapid City into a 44,000 square foot civic space open to all for enjoyment. Main Street Square features seasonal ice skating, interactive fountains, granite spires, and a public stage. The construction project included site demolition; sitework and utilities; concrete construction; modern brick and granite pavers; exquisite granite sculptures and spires; electrical and mechanical work; illuminated fountains... Full Details

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Memorial Park Promenade

This multiple Master Craftsmanship award-winning construction project provides an identifiable and convenient pedestrian connection between Main Street Square, the rest of Downtown Rapid City and the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center. The Memorial Park Promenade project consisted of sitework, landscaping, a new pedestrian crosswalk across Omaha Street/US Highway 44, entrance pillars and archway, site furnishings, fish habitat in Memorial Pond, new concrete wall on two sides of Memorial Pond, a commemorative... Full Details

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Presidential Trail

This timber trail is just over a half mile in length that takes visitors at Mount Rushmore up close for a better view of one of America’s greatest monuments. The Presidential Trail was built on an archaeologically significant site, and construction had to be carried out with no impact on the surrounding environmental areas. The only access to the leading edge of the project was to traverse the already constructed path with needed tools, materials, and equipment. The route of the trail was modified during construction to create closer... Full Details

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Honorable Mentions

Main Street Square Alleyway Improvements
Reptile Gardens Snake Arena
Reptile Gardens Alligator Building
POW/MIA Monument
Memorial Park Veterans Memorial
Reptile Gardens Front Entrance and Dome Renovations
Reptile Gardens Prairie Dog Town
Wilson Park Improvements