4,500 students walk down the renovated concrete pathways of Vartan Plaza on their way to class, the library, or the cafeteria.  H. Edward Black and Associates, Ltd. was responsible for the renovation of the walkway, including concrete sidewalk replacement, a new patio space at the Bookstore entrance including a water feature and enhanced pavement, a new / patio spaces at the Science and Technology Building and the Bookstore, lighting, site furnishings including tables, benches, and receptacles and new landscape plantings.
Vartan Plaza is now the heart of PSU Harrisburg’s campus allowing students to relax between classes on one of the patio spaces or benches.  Vartan Plaza also is the location of many student activities including the student activity fair and concerts.
Services provided include:
  • Site analysis 
  • Concept design
  • Layout
  • Grading
  • Planting design
  • Construction Documents
  • Construction Administration