ANDREW HIGGINS DRIVE AND FOUNDERS PLAZA, WORLD WAR II MUSEUM
| NEW ORLEANS, LA

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE

PROJECT INFORMATION

COMPLETED: 2017

PROGRAM: STREETSCAPE

BUDGET: $3 MILLION

CLIENT: THE NATIONAL WORLD WAR II MUSEUM

For the Andrew Higgins Plaza at the National World War II Museum, New Orleans, Mathes Brierre was the local architect of record for both of the buildings and the plaza, which converted an ordinary street into a pedestrian plaza with special paving patterns, custom street furnishings, tree plantings, lighting g and sustainable stormwater detention design. Large Nuttall oak trees line Andrew Higgins Drive, providing color in the fall and shade in the summer, while paving stones, scattered throughout Founders Plaza, recognize treasured Museum donors and honorees and create and elegant visual space for outdoor events.