This is an abbreviated list of notable projects that have structures provided by ICON Shelter Systems Inc..
On August 28, 2019, the City of Marion, Iowa hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for their new inclusive playground at Lowe Park. Adjacent to the playground is this new ICON pavilion. The city website lists this project as one of the top priorities outlined in their Park Master Plan approved by the Marion City Council and Marion Park Board in 2016.
The new Knight Amphitheater takes center stage at Riverside Park in the Village Center area of Auburn Hills, Michigan. The amphitheater begins at the sidewalk level and descends to a performance area covered by this 46’ wide band shell that was erected in October of 2018. It is home to outdoor music performances, theatrical presentations, graduations, weddings and more.
Sunset Park, in the Sunset Neighborhood of Vancouver, British Columbia, is a large multi-recreational area with a community centre, skating arena, playgrounds, soccer fields, and a dog park. A recent addition to the park is a new shelter with beautiful landscaping tucked between the Sunset Community Centre and the Sunset Arena.
ICON was a small part of the new 1855 Place mixed-use development on the campus of Michigan State University. At the former site of the Michigan State Police post on the western edge of the campus, the university, in their Bolder By Design mission, developed plans to house students and their families, provide office space for Residential and Hospitality Services as well as MSU Athletics administrative personnel. The retail development includes a market, coffee shop, Spartan apparel shop and spec
Trailhead Shelter at Eliason Nature Reserve, January 2018
Anderson Park District in Cincinnati, Ohio installed this ICON Swing in one of their parks last spring. The structure is an SG8X9M-P4. The swing attaches to the ridge beam of the structure with special hinges that limit the range of motion forward, backward, and side-to-side.
In 1905, the City of Aurora in Illinois opened their new West Aurora High School, which it remained until 1953 when it became the West Aurora Junior High School. In 1958 it became the Ben Franklin Junior High School. Then from 1978 to 2004 it served as the Aurora Christian School. It was unoccupied between 2004 and 2015. At one time there were plans to turn it into housing, but the developer who planned to renovate the property filed for bankruptcy in the economic downturn that came about in the
If you are in the St. Louis vicinity and like walking trails, check out the new expansion of the Deer Creek Greenway that connects the trail from Deer Creek Park to Lorraine Davis Park in Webster Groves, Missouri.
On December 13, 2017, the Historic District Review Board for the City of Beaufort, South Carolina issued a staff report to the city regarding new construction in Washington Street Park. This historic downtown neighborhood park was founded by the Beaufort County Negro Recreational Center in the years before integration and was the city’s only park to be used by the African American community in the 1950s and 1960s.
Structures: Custom Two-Tiered Rectangular Hipped Shelters
The project was initiated by the Rotary Club of Windsor (1918) in a request to the City of Windsor to help celebrate their 100th anniversary of Service in the City. In August 2016, the City of Windsor approved Rotary’s intent for a plaza with sitting areas to provide shade for users of the Windsor Riverwalk at the Civic Terrace. The circular layout of the structure emulates the Rotary Wheel as deconstructed and reconstructed to symbolize the future of the Rotary organization. The trellis lies
Columbus Park in Piscataway Township, New Jersey got a facelift by township landscape architect Henry Hinterstein. This wonderful combination of landscape and hardscape elements includes a 24’ x 28’ shelter which covers a portable restroom trailer during the summer months, two 6’ x 16’ trellis structures, an entry arch customized with the park name and the township seal, and two 12’ octagonal gazebos on the fishing docks. Hinterstein successfully mixed design features from the ICON cat
Chestnut Square Park in Indian Trails, North Carolina is home to four ICON structures. A Craftsman Rectangular picnic shelter measuring 22’ x 32’ sits right off the restroom structure, which is faced with a matching Craftsman porch. But the crown jewels of this project are two BV20X84G strctures that feature steel panels with magnolia cut-outs as part of the curved roof. These “light panels” were specified by Site Solutions, and ICON was able to meet that spec.
The Event Center at the Arapahoe County Fairgrounds and Park added a new outdoor event space in 2015. This custom 23’ x 24’ mono-slope shelter provides 552 square feet of shade and features a shed dormer filled with square steel mesh. The design was by Design Concepts of Lafayette, CO, and the contractor was White Construction Group, Inc. of Castle Rock, CO.
In 2005, one of our Texas sales people, Carl Simmons, called and asked me to come to the Austin area to visit a park where plans were being made to build improvements to baseball and softball fields. The City of Round Rock, Texas was being billed as The Sports Capitol of Texas, and they were ready to invest millions of dollars to create a sports tournament facility like no other. The first installment was in the summer of 2006. Three existing fields were to receive new structures for bleacher co