Urban Design + Planning

Construction Management

Architecture + Interiors

Sustainability + Educational Projects

Eco Vidal Design, Inc. (EVD) is a Chicago-based company specializing in architectural interior design, urban planning, construction management, sustainability services, and community engagement. EVD is a certified MDE/DBE/WBE business dedicated to creating innovative and sustainable design solutions for clients in the Chicago area and beyond.

5. Evanston Lakefront Master Plan

Location: Evanston, Illinois
Client: City of Evanston
Team: EVD |Urban Works | EDAW
Planning Completion: In progress
Site area: 74 acres

Carmen Vidal-Hallett participated with Urban Works Architecture on the EDAW team for the completion of this plan during the design charrette, community meetings, and final document preparation. Carmen’s 12-year experience as a Lakefront and Planned Development Coordinator for the City of Chicago DPD was very valuable for this project. Important elements of the plan included  circulation improvements on the bicycle and pedestrian paths, restoration of native vegetation and bird habitats, better parking distribution among many other  programming and facilities improvements. The entire document can be viewed on the City of Evanston website.