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January 8th Memorial Foundation: Design Team Preliminary Concept Presentation
April 2, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm| FREE
The January 8th Memorial Foundation is hosting a public meeting where the four design team finalists’ will present their preliminary visions for a permanent commemorative memorial and master plan for El Presidio Park, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, April 2, 2015, at the Arizona History Museum’s auditorium, 949 E. 2nd Street.
Each of the four teams will have 20 minutes during the public meeting to explain their plan ideas using visual descriptions and renderings.
The final design teams are HOK, Logan Simpson Design, Ibarra Rosano Design Architects and Chee Salette Architecture Office, Rebeca Mendez Design, ag Licht with Swan/Starts.
The permanent memorial will commemorate the January 8, 2011, mass shooting that wounded Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, killed six people and injured 12 others. The memorial is also intended to honor the spirit of the Tucson community in its responses to the tragedy and to inspire future generations to work together on community issues.