Recent Submissions

  • Waynesboro Ridgeview Park, greenway, and trailhead conceptual design 

    Gilboy, Elizabeth Truex; Browning, Lara; Browning, Matthew; Dunn, Matthew; Walker, Harley (Virginia Tech. Community Design Assistance Center, 2014-01)
    Waynesboro, located three miles from the junction of Skyline Drive, Shenandoah National Park, the Blue Ridge Parkway, and the Appalachian Trail, is a hub for outdoor recreation. In recent years, the City has made efforts ...
  • Wise County nature and fitness trail, Wise County, Virginia 

    Gilboy, Elizabeth Truex; Browning, Lara; Burg, Gardner; Cooper, Kyle; Davis, Brad; Dunne, Peter (Virginia Tech. Community Design Assistance Center, 2013-06)
    Approximately 40 acres of land and a house located in the Town of Wise were bequeathed to the Wise County Industrial Development Authority by Carol Buchanan with the understanding and intent that it be used as a sanctuary ...
  • Woodstock gateway enhancements : conceptual design 

    Gilboy, Elizabeth Truex; Browning, Lara; Denney, Nicholas; Mascola, Greg (Virginia Tech. Community Design Assistance Center, 2013)
    The Town of Woodstock requested assistance in creating an attractive gateway to the Town that is more welcoming to visitors. Although the Route 42 corridor is convenient for travelers to make a quick stop, the Town would ...
  • Richland's Clinch River pedestrian walkway extension conceptual design : prepared for the Town of Richlands, VA, October, 2013 

    Gilboy, Elizabeth Truex; Browning, Lara; Dunn, Matthew; Jessup, Jennifer; Malobicky, Alyssa (Virginia Tech. Community Design Assistance Center, 2013-10)
    Originally established as a planned community whose economy would be supported by mining of rich coal deposits, Richlands was intended to be the Pittsburgh (PA) of the South by the Clinch Valley Coal and Iron Company of ...
  • Clinch River Valley Regional Visitor Center Conceptual Design 

    Gilboy, Elizabeth Truex; Schellhammer, Christopher; Black, Kenneth; Burg, Gardner; Houck, Chris; Saeidi-Rizi, Fatemeh; Walker, Harley (Virginia Tech. Community Design Assistance Center, 2013-06)
    St. Paul is a small but vibrant town in southwestern Virginia with a rich history. Situated along the Clinch River and holding land in both Russell and Wise Counties, it is strategically located and poised to serve as a ...
  • Wayland, Kentucky community park 

    Gilboy, Elizabeth Truex; Browning, Lara; Davis, Brad; Walker, Harley; Gracey, Sarah (Virginia Tech. Community Design Assistance Center, 2012-12)
    This project began when the Town of Wayland applied to the KY Division of Forestry for Southern Group of State Foresters grant funding. The Community Design Assistance Center (CDAC) was asked to lead a project team to ...
  • Waverly, Virginia : community park, downtown revitalization, and entryway enhancements 

    Gilboy, Elizabeth Truex; Marshall, Ashleigh; Proctor, Nick; Talley, Stephen; Howell, Anne (Virginia Tech. Community Design Assistance Center, 2012-08)
    Waverly is a small town of approximately 2,300 residents, located in Southside Virginia’s Sussex County. Waverly has a history of pine tree and peanut farms, with several former mills in the area as well as a local Carver ...
  • Deep Run bike and pedestrian trail design and alignment study 

    Gilboy, Elizabeth Truex; Browning, Lara; Burg, Gardner; Walker, Harley (Virginia Tech. Community Design Assistance Center, 2012-11)
    The Community Design Assistance Center (CDAC), approached by Spotsylvania County and the Spotsylvania Greenway Initiative (SGI), was tasked to lead a collection of regional stakeholders in a project to highlight the cultural ...
  • Wayland senior center site master plan 

    Gilboy, Elizabeth Truex; Browning, Lara; Jessup, Jennifer; Wells, Ashlee (Virginia Tech. Community Design Assistance Center, 2014-03)
    The Town of Wayland, located in Floyd County, Kentucky, has an approximate population of 500 people. Once a prosperous mining town, Wayland has a deep cultural legacy that survives through the hard work of many residents ...
  • Bluebell Island Natural Area trail design and conceptual redesign of A.R. Matthews Park 

    Gilboy, Elizabeth Truex; Steika, Kim; LaRoche, Michael; Edenfield, Caitlin; Heile, Laurel (Virginia Tech. Community Design Assistance Center, 2012-08)
    The Community Design Assistance Center (CDAC) worked with the Town of St. Paul and St. Paul Tomorrow, Inc. to develop a conceptual master plan for the Bluebell Island Trail as well as a redesign for A.R. Matthews Park. ...
  • Reynolds Homestead : Community Enrichment Center, Critz, VA 

    Gilboy, Elizabeth Truex; Korkuti, Arian; Houck, Chris; Sergeyev, Ivan; Walker, Harley (Virginia Tech. Community Design Assistance Center, 2012-12)
    As a Commonwealth Campus Center of Virginia Tech, the Reynolds Homestead Community Enrichment Center provides educational and cultural programs for the residents of Patrick County and the surrounding communities in Virginia ...
  • Newport Village Green conceptual master plan update 

    Gilboy, Elizabeth Truex; Steika, Kim; Dunne, Peter; McKenna, Katelyn; Paul, Lauren; Poteet, Tish (Virginia Tech. Community Design Assistance Center, 2014-05)
    Newport is a small village in Giles County located “between Gap Mountain, Salt Pond Mountain, and Spruce Run Mountain. It is the center community for Spruce Run, Mountain Lake, Clover Hollow, and Sinking Creek.”* The Village ...
  • Luray greenway extension & waterfront pocket park : conceptual designs, Luray, VA 

    Gilboy, Elizabeth Truex; Browning, Lara; Houck, Chris; Shealy, Kaitlin; Smith, Jessica (Virginia Tech. Community Design Assistance Center, 2013-11)
    The downtown of Luray is a major hub for activities, festivals, and commerce within the small town. Ruffner's Plaza, located just off the greenway allows a public space for residents and visitors alike. The community area ...
  • Pamplin entryway designs 

    Gilboy, Elizabeth Truex; Marshall, Ashleigh; Steika, Kim; Bakar, Shamshul Abu; Thomas, Jordan; Cox, Stephen; Howell, Anne (Virginia Tech. Community Design Assistance Center, 2012-10)
    Pamplin City is a small community whose downtown is located in Appomattox County just off of US 460, between Appomattox and Farmville. “The town has recently begun a revitalization process, which has included Appomattox ...
  • Mill View Estates Park conceptual design : prepared for the Town of Bridgewater, VA 

    Gilboy, Elizabeth Truex; Browning, Lara; Jessup, Jennifer; Paul, Lauren; Pieri, Gray (Virginia Tech. Community Design Assistance Center, 2014-03)
    The Town of Bridgewater is located near the southern border of Rockingham County and along the northern edge of the North River. The town currently encompasses 2.48 square miles with a population of approximately 5,774 in ...
  • Luray conceptual design enhancement for Cliffside Pocket Park, Chinkapin Oak, and Main Street trees 

    Gilboy, Elizabeth Truex; Steika, Kim; LaRoche, Michael; Kim, Gunwoo; Illmensee, Kaitlyn; Poteet, Tish (Virginia Tech. Community Design Assistance Center, 2012-06)
    Cliffside Pocket Park is a town-owned natural area adjacent to the Luray-Hawksbill Greenway. The space currently has a variety of natural and planned plantings, seating, a small gravel parking area, and a restroom. Adjacent ...
  • Hazard conceptual design : coal miners memorial, pathfinders greenway, and various parks 

    Gilboy, Elizabeth Truex; Browning, Lara; Davis, Brad; Walker, Harley; Gracey, Sarah (Virginia Tech. Community Design Assistance Center, 2013-10)
    The Community Design Assistance Center (CDAC) was asked to develop conceptual designs for five sites and a greenway in Hazard. The sites varied in both size and function and included City Hall Park, a coal miners memorial, ...
  • Learning center at Fishburn Forest concept design : Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 

    Gilboy, Elizabeth Truex; Korkuti, Arian; Steika, Kim; Rogers, Robin; Smith, Liam; Wan, Milo; Burg, Gardner; Dunne, Peter; Jessup, Jennifer; Pieri, Gray; Poteet, Tish (Virginia Tech. Community Design Assistance Center, 2014-03)
    The Fishburn property is a site of about 1,400 acres located about 6 miles west of the Virginia Tech Blacksburg campus. It was donated to Virginia Tech by Junius B. Fishburn, former president of the Southwest Virginia Trust ...
  • Paintsville Main Street planting and parking lot design 

    Gilboy, Elizabeth Truex; Browning, Lara; Walker, Harley; Gracey, Sarah (Virginia Tech. Community Design Assistance Center, 2013-10)
    To help with the overall improvements for downtown, the City of Paintsville requested that the Community Design Assistance Center (CDAC) undertake a conceptual re-design for a parking lot along the main entrance into ...
  • Elkhorn City trail town master plan 

    Gilboy, Elizabeth Truex; Browning, Lara; Jessup, Jennifer; Pieri, Gray; Walker, Harley (Virginia Tech. Community Design Assistance Center, 2014-03)
    Elkhorn City is a community of approximately 1,000 people located in Pike County on the Kentucky-Virginia border. It is nestled in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains and has many geographic wonders that could make ...

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