Main Street Design is delighted to announce the completion of the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center's new Savanna Field Station – the first in a series of satellite interpretive destinations to be located at intervals along the Arboretum's trails. These simple shade structures, built in part...
Main Street Design has been selected by the prestigious Cornell Lab of Ornithology to develop and design new interpretive exhibits and experiences for the Lab’s Visitor Center at Sapsucker Woods, just off the Cornell University campus. Recognized worldwide as a leading ornithological research...
Main Street Design is delighted to have been selected by the Arlington (Virginia) Public Schools and Quinn Evans Architects to provide interpretation for the Stratford Middle School, in conjunction with a major renovation and expansion of the school being designed by QEA. In February of 1959...
Main Street Design Provides Interpretive Planning & Design for Florida: Mission Everglades at Zoo Miami. Read article by Joe Kleiman
South Florida zone tells story of the Everglades at Zoo Miami. Read Article by Alice Davis
New Everglades Exhibit at Zoo Miami article by Jenny Staletovich. See video here with Communications Director, Ron Magill.
Carol Kruse: Director prepares for Zoo Miami’s Everglades exhibit read MIAMI TODAY article by Susan Danseyar. Click here for a preview of our work on this project.
Visiting Nature's Neighborhoods See Video here
Main Street Design is delighted to announce the opening of Nature’s Neighborhoods, the George Robert White Fund Children's Zoo at Boston’s Franklin Park Zoo. The ﬁrst major new attraction in over a decade at this community-focused zoo in a Frederick Law Olmsted-designed park, Nature’s...
Read SOFT LANDING by Jane Roy Brown
Main Street Design completed the Interpretive Signage for the 1st Lt. Arthur E. Farnham Jr. and SSgt. Thomas M. Connolly Jr. Memorial Park in Canton, Massachusetts.
Zoo Miami’s latest blockbuster attraction sticks close to home, exploring the unique ecosystem and extraordinary diversity of the legendary “river of grass.” Florida: Mission Everglades, which debuts on December 8th in conjunction with the opening of the Zoo’s dynamic new main entrance, takes...
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The New Children's Zoo Invites Kids to Play Like The Animals
by Arts Reporter Greg Cook
September 16, 2016
Playing all the Way
Franklin Park Zoo Opens Its New Children's Zoo
September 9, 2016
We are delighted to announce the opening of Trails for People at Bear Mountain State Park in Rockland County, New York. This unique interpretive adventure play experience celebrates the pleasures of hiking and the art and craft of trail design and construction. Located directly on the...
Main Street is pleased to announce the completion and installation of its interpretive graphics package for Massachusetts’ newest state park, Farnham & Connolly Memorial Park, in Canton, Massachusetts.
Main Street Design, with Studio Hanson|Roberts and Science North, has been selected to design the Assiniboine Park Zoo’s new Kids’ Discovery Zone, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
Continuing a longstanding partnership with the John Hancock division of the Canadian financial services corporation Manulife, Main Street Design has begun work on three new branding and environmental graphics projects for the company’s offices in Boston's Back Bay and Seaport District.
Main Street Design and Zoo Advisors have been selected to provide interpretive master planning for Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo, working in collaboration with the NewKnowledge Organization to develop innovative and effective strategies for integrating conservation action and environmental stewardship...
Main Street’s President, Michael Mercadante, has been elected Treasurer of the Executive Committee of the International Board of the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA).
Main Street Design, with Zoo Advisors and GLMV Architects, has begun work on conceptual planning for a comprehensive makeover of guest experiences at the Maymont Foundation’s Robins Nature Center, in Richmond, Virginia. We’re excited to be developing interpretive experiences within a context of...
The Akron Zoo's Grizzly Ridge exhibit has received LEED Silver Certification. Main Street provided interpretive planning and design for this project.