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Allen Civic Plaza

Allen Civic Plaza

Allen, TX

Allen Civic Plaza
Allen Civic Plaza
Allen Civic Plaza
Allen Civic Plaza
Allen Civic Plaza

2006 MCAA International Excellence in Masonry Award Winner

Mason Contractor: Dee Brown, Inc. Certified Mason Contractor
Architect: Brad Goldberg Inc.

Project Description

Allen Civic Plaza, a creation by Sculpture Artist Brad Goldberg, is nestled between the Allen City Hall, Police Station, and Central Library.

This project, which originates at a sculpted stone fountain, creates a native central park-type atmosphere with its main river and plaza area. The Fountain was cut rough dimensionally, shipped to the Artist's fabrication facility in Las Colinas, which was originally built in the early 1900's to fabricate the Hall of State at Fair Park. The Artist then carved the graded tiers in the stone, which DBI then set in the field. The large weir stone at the fountain was carved in place by the Artist.

The project utilizes large cubic leuders limestone blocks, which were cut in the field by DBI setters to match the blocks together with butt joints. The walls at the Plaza fountain, and also the flagpole, were hand pitched to a radius, with a natural quarry face finish on the top and two rock pitched edges. Throughout the project blocks randomly selected by the Artist, were placed at the rivers edge as part of the finished design.

Another main element of the project were the large 7'x7'x6" and 12" thick pavers at the main pool. The 12" thick pavers utilized on the waters edge have a rebated edge of 6" cut by DBI stonemasons in the field, while the 6" thick units were set in sand as the main field in this area. When the project was completed DBI had set approximately 2,170 tons of limestone.

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College and University
Education: 9-12
Education: K-8
Residential: Multi-Family
Residential: Single Family

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Thomas Cummer
Cummer Masonry, Inc.
MCAA member since 2003

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