Drachman Institute


Marana , AZ


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Marana Heritage River Park.pdf

The Marana Heritage River Park report is the result of a collaborative effort between the Town of Marana Project Task Force and the Drachman Institute. The Town of Marana's goals for the Heritage River Park are 1) to establish the park as a showcase of Marana's culture, heritage, and history; 2) to establish the park as a financially viable operation within the Town of Marana; and 3) to promote the park as an economic development activity center within the Town of Marana.

Date: January 2013
Location: Marana, Arizona
Client: Town of Marana
Project Type: Master Concept Site Plan
Project Source/Funding: Town of Marana
Drachman Institute Team:

Marilyn Robinson, Project Director

Kelly Eitzen Smith, Research Coordinator

Katie Gannon, Project Coordinator

Laura Jensen, Project Coordinator


Brian Underwood, GIS/Planning Graduate Student

Kexin Zhao, Landscape Architecture Graduate Student

Kayla Truss, Architecture Student

Drachman Institute Program: Community Outreach Partnership Center