• Grand Opening of Marcus Garvey Place

    09/27/2016


    On Friday, TO Design Principal Phil Barlow attended the ribbon cutting ceremony of the newly completed Marcus Garvey Place. Appropriately named for this prominent national hero, this park is located on the corner of Granby and Cornwall Streets in the Blue Hills Neighborhood of Hartford and symbolizes a bright light in the community. At the dedication ceremony, Dr. Julius Garvey, son of Marcus Garvey, spoke of his father's legacy and what the opening of the park symbolizes for the community. TO Design is proud to have designed such a significant park in Hartford.

    Check out pictures of the ribbon cutting ceremony of Marcus Garvey Place.

  • Main Street Open House

    09/6/2016


    This coming Thursday, September 8, 2016 at 4:30 - 6:00PM, TO Design will be hosting the Main Street Open House for Connecticut Main Street to kick off its new membership season. If you'd like to learn more about CT Main Street, connect with other industry experts, and meet representatives from CT Main Street Communities throughout the state, please join us.

    Stop into our office, conveniently located at 114 West Main Street, Suite 202 in New Britain, for networking, appetizers and drinks. All are welcome!

     

  • TO Design Visits SWIFT Factory

    08/31/2016


    On Thursday, TO Design visiting the historic SWIFT Factory in Hartford to tour the factory and grounds. Led by Patrick McKenna of Community Solutions, we were guided on the remarkable journey of this once thriving gold leaf factory. Plans are underway to revive this historic site into a community asset providing jobs, a community food center and health services to area residents. TO Design is proud to be part of the team providing site design services.

    Check out pictures of our SWIFT Factory Tour.

  • TO Design Takes to the Road

    07/21/2016


    On Wednesday, Phil,  Mark, Jon, and Tharyn explored Boston to experience the latest in park and play environment design. They visited the Rose Kennedy Greenway and the Boston Society of Architects (BSA) exhibit "Extraordinary Playscapes" at the Boston Architectural Center (BAC).

  • New Housing Development Approved

    07/12/2016


    Thanks to the efforts of the entire project team, Liberty Place, a new 21-unit affordable living complex was approved last night by the Town of Clinton P&Z Commission. (TO Design, LLC, Paul B. Bailey Architects, Brad Schide, LLC development consultant, Civil 1, REMA Ecological Services, LLC, KWH Enterprise, LLC traffic engineers, and  HMR&S, LLC attorneys.)

  • IT'S A BOY!

    06/21/2016


    We are thrilled to announce that Jon Tunsky and his wife, Kelly, are now proud parents of a beautiful, healthy baby boy. Benjamin Thomas Tunsky blessed this world on June 7, 2016 at 6:11PM. Both Mom and baby are doing well and are settling in at home.

    Please join us in congratulating Jon and his family, and welcoming the newest member of the TO Design family!

     

  • IN SITES - Spring 2016 Newsletter

    05/17/2016


    Check out the Spring edition of IN SITES from TO Design, LLC!

  • TO Design Plants a Tree

    04/29/2016


    As a local New Britain business who focuses on the landscape and environment, we donated and planted a tree today on the west side of our office at 114 West Main Street (the Old Post Office Plaza). As landscape architects, we planted in observance of Arbor Day and in honor of Frederick Law Olmsted (the father of landscape architecture and designer of Walnut Hill Park).

  • TO Design is Hiring!

    04/26/2016


    TO Design, LLC Landscape Architects is seeking a part-time to full-time Business Development/Marketing professional.

  • State Board of LA's Elects New Chairman

    03/31/2016


    Phil Barlow was recently elected as the new chairman of the State Board of Landscape Architects, replacing Vincent McDermott, FASLA, AICP, who retired after 30+ years as chair. Under the direction of the Department of Consumer Protection, this board is responsible for protecting the health, safety, and welfare of the public by establishing standards for licensure and enforcing the laws and regulations that govern the practice of landscape architecture in the State of Connecticut. 

    Please join us in congratulating Phil on this important designation!