Hunt and Caraway designs municipal parks, buildings, justice centers and correctional facilities that provide return on investment and support the critical operations of municipal agencies statewide.
Sundance Park is a 70-acre park (located in the town of Buckeye) of which the first 35 acres have been developed for Phase 1. Sundance Park features several covered children’s play structures, two lighted softball fields and two lighted Little League fields. In addition, the park also includes a soccer/football field, a restroom/concession building, ramadas, a dog park, a walking path and four sand volleyball courts. Phase 2 amenities are comprised of a fitness trail, regional library, additional fields, aquatics center, and additional parking.
Hunt & Caraway master planned the total 70 acre site purchased by the Town of Buckeye, including long range programming of street development, traffic studies, bringing utilities to the site, authorization of Roosevelt Irrigation District water usage, use of reclaimed water for field irrigation, coordination of 404 washes, community input and naming the park, development of phased programming, to identify elements for Phase I construction and future Phase II specification of park equipment, design of concession buildings and construction documents.
1,000 sf expansion and remodel to existing facility included a fitness room and locker rooms for both men and women. Hunt & Caraway had originally designed the 4.3 acre master plan. The original 16,000 sf Public Safety Facility included a Fire Station and a Police Station with a public lobby, captain’s office, private sleeping rooms for EMS personnel and sleeping cubicles for the fire fighters.
The District 3 Patrol Station is designed to accommodate 110 police and private vehicles and has controlled access, administrative office evidence processing area, fulfilled current homeland security requirements at time of construction. The fire building has 10 private sleeping cubicles, turn out area for two drive-through bays and a biohazard cleaning area. This was a prototypical floor plan designed by Hunt & Caraway Architects for other sites held by the City of Scottsdale.
Hunt & Caraway Architects was commissioned to design a facility to replace the former adult center located in downtown Glendale. The new 47,000 s.f. Glendale Adult Center provides activity spaces for dance, aerobics, music, pottery/ceramics, painting, and other programs.
The facilities performing arts center and commercial kitchen creates multiple funding opportunities through performances, club activities, banquets, weddings, and dance, arts and physical fitness classes. In discussions with the community and user groups, Hunt & Caraway found a real need to expand the scope of current activities and incorporate additional revenue structures. The City in response provided additional available funding to increase activities and develop a shell space for future tenant expansion on the upper level.