Landscape architecture students to unveil plans for Fargo riverfront
NDSU landscape architecture students are scheduled to showcase their vision for the Fargo riverfront area and for downtown flood protection Friday, Dec. 7, beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the Fargo City Hall Commission room.
From 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., attendees will learn about downtown framework plans that have been the design basis for revitalizing Broadway, the Main Avenue Bridge, the Main Library and other projects. There also will be an opportunity to visit with the 18 students presenting at the event.
From 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., students will present their conceptual renderings to a panel of experts for their semester grade.
The event is free and open to the public. It also will be broadcast on TV Fargo 12 and streamed online at www.cityoffargo.com/streaming. Fargo City Hall is located at 200 3rd St. N.
NDSU has one of 30 accredited Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree programs in the country. The program, which has been accredited since 1982, received a provisional two-year continuing accreditation in the spring semester of 2012.
NDSU is recognized as one of the nation's top 108 public and private universities by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education.