Civic/Cultural Scottsdale Civic Center of
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Scottsdale Civic Center

Scottsdale, AZ

Lake|Flato and Dig Studio collaborated with the City of Scottsdale to transform Civic Center into an event destination and a vibrant, activated family-friendly green space in Scottsdale’s Historic Old Town while working closely to preserve the soul of this beloved park. Surrounded by significant cultural and civic institutions the design of this place aims to connect the city, the arts, and the community in a unified space. Each portion of the park, through spatial design and programming, responds directly to its surrounding influences: from a children’s garden outside the Scottsdale Public Library, to the preservation of the forested west performance lawn outside the Performing Arts Center, to expanded patio spaces that support outdoor dining, these purposefully designed spaces interweave to create the new Civic Center. 

With overall capacity at 7,479 attendees, multiple pavilions including a new multifunctional 360 degree events structure work in concert to create a seamless performance and events experience while offering a variety of community uses when not activated for concerts, shows, and performances.

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Our spectacular, reborn Civic Center campus debuts three outdoor stages, more than 100 new trees, reduced turf areas, which save millions of gallons of water a year; and wide promenades, which link Scottsdale Stadium, Civic Center Library, City Hall, Scottsdale Center for the Arts and historic Old Town."
Scottsdale Mayor, David Ortega