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Summit Park


Park promotes community’s healthy lifestyle and tradition of celebrating together.

Project Type: Park
Client: City of Blue Ash
Construction Cost: $40,000,000
Acreage: 130 acres

KZF Design is serving as Park Engineer, providing site/civil, grading, drainage, utility, traffic, roadway, electrical and mechanical/plumbing design and engineering services to develop the $12M in infrastructure improvements for Summit Park. The project converts the 200-acre former Blue Ash Airport site into a world-class community park and recreation hub.

Infrastructure work includes site demolition and clearing, grading, drainage and earthwork, utilities (storm, sewer, water, gas and electric), roadways, sidewalks and walking/biking paths, lighting, performance stage, rainwater harvesting ponds, irrigation and discovery play area.

Centered around the “Great Lawn” for community events, the completed 130 acre Summit Park will feature a 100 foot high observation tower from one of the highest points in Greater Cincinnati, a large covered glass canopy/pavilion structure for gathering and is flanked by pavilions for community use and a planned restaurant tenant. Other amenities will include a sledding hill, sculpture garden, picnic area, market and wine garden, fountain, golf practice facility and skate park.