Harley Drops Funds for Public Park with 700-Bike Amphitheatre


Harley-Davidson’s central base and historic manufacturing unit land in Milwaukee is about to get a wee larger – and we’re not simply speaking in regards to the 700-bike amphitheater. 

In keeping with Dezeen and Heatherwick’s press launch, the plans contain turning Juneau Avenue campus – the epicenter of Harley’s headquarters – into “a public park to profit its staff and its hometown neighborhood” – that, and the potential addition of a market road, a “contemplative backyard,” and nature playground.

Not unhealthy, Harley.

A community park in Milwaukee funded by Harley-Davidson. Media sourced from Heatherwick's press release.
A neighborhood park in Milwaukee funded by Harley-Davidson. Media sourced from Heatherwick’s press launch.

“We need to make an thrilling neighborhood house the place folks can come along with family and friends and expertise the wildness of nature alongside areas for meals, efficiency, and play,” states Thomas Heatherwick, talking on behalf of Heatherwick Studios(the Design Guardian for the undertaking).

“The ambition is to focus on and rejoice renewed life within the Close to West Facet of this very particular metropolis.”

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A community park in Milwaukee funded by Harley-Davidson. Media sourced from Dezeen.
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Each bike driveway, turning circle, parking bay, sidewalk, and 360-degree viewpoint will probably be funded by the Harley-Davidson Basis, with the potential for the general public to chip in on sponsorship and donation choices. 

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*Media sourced from Heatherwick Studios, City Milwaukee, Dezeen, and Architectural File*