Mosswood Park Community Center & Park Master Plan

The Mosswood Park Master Plan and new Community Center will create a vibrant destination for civic, cultural, social, educational, and recreational activities.

Owner

City of Oakland

Location

Oakland, CA

Size

11 acres

Stats

Targeting LEED Gold; Net Zero Ready

Image Credit

LMSA and Einwiller/Kuehl for renderings

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The Park and Center will be inclusive of a diverse community of users, accessible, flexible in use, and thoughtfully designed. The new building will integrate thoughtfully within the park context; enhancing visibility, security and connectivity with adjacent uses, while preserving and protecting the verdant, pastoral setting and popular recreation amenities that the park provides. The new building project creates a “state-of-the art” facility that will foster community, wellness, recreation and learning. The building will meet programming, life safety and accessibility requirements within an efficient footprint, to minimize negative impact to the park experience and mature canopy trees.

Informed by the strong community engagement process and the rich history of this site, the vision for the future of Mosswood Park protects and nurtures the ecology, history, sports, and performance that have long been central to the community gathering at this site. Coalescing around the rebuilding of the new community center building, the vision for the site incorporates contemporary ideas of sustainability and program as well as protecting traditions.