Projects

  • Montclair, California: The North Montclair Transit Village Specific Plan mitigates the City’s sprawl by establishing a framework and development strategy for a pedestrian-oriented retail and residential District surrounding the city’s regional transit center.

  • Fresno, California: This new plan addresses the long-term challenges of Fresno’s 7,200-acre core area, including the Fulton Corridor, the historic Fulton Mall and surrounding neighborhoods.

  • El Paso, Texas: Montecillo is 380-acre transit-oriented development located on a heavily sloping site in the center of the City, organized on a number of walkable pedestrian sheds with interconnected streets and open spaces.

  • Los Angeles, California: Leveraging recent public investment in four new Gold Line stations, this new Plan will enhance the public realm through a variety of innovative design, landscape, transportation, economic and preservation strategies.

  • Beverly Hills, California: A new urban park, a 220-bed luxury hotel, a mixed-use office and retail building and 1,000 subterranean parking stalls reinvigorate the core of Beverly Hills, linking the walking streets of Cañon and Beverly Drives.

  • Fruitville, Florida: A coordinated strategy for ecologically responsible development of 346 acres in Sarasota County, the Fruitville Plan lays the armature for the creation of walkable Neighborhoods and Districts while preserving existing wetlands.

  • Paso Robles, California: The Uptown/Town Centre Specific Plan provides a vision for a 1,000-acre, 245-block planning area, merging rich historic traditions with contemporary needs.

  • Santa Ana, California: Santa Ana’s historic center is being transformed, rectifying the urban renewal-based practices of the past 40 years and leveraging the area’s historic and cultural character to attract new investment and reaffirm the City's identity.

  • Downey, California: The redevelopment of Downey Studios creates a true Town Center on an historic 80-acre property in Downey, California.

  • Lancaster, California: The redesign of Lancaster Boulevard focuses on establishing a lively public realm with reconfigured streets, plazas, paseos and other public spaces to remedy the loss of the City’s traditional downtown character.

  • Freeport, New York: The Building a Better Freeport Vision Plan has become a regional and national model for revitalizing aging commercial corridors with transit-oriented development to establish economic vitality and community place-making.

  • San Antonio, Texas: A form-based Code with a detailed implementation strategy provides the framework for transforming an under-performing area immediately north of downtown San Antonio into a lively pedestrian-oriented district.

  • Cotati, California: The faded downtown of Cotati, a Sonoma County city with a rich local history, has been revitalized with a charrette-led Specific Plan and Form-Based Code that articulates historically sensitive restoration and new development.

  • Pasadena, California: Moule & Polyzoides developed Design Guidelines for the City of Pasadena that promote architectural and design excellence in the residential, retail and mixed-use development found along many of Pasadena’s principal Corridors.

  • Tehachapi, California: The Tehachapi form-based General Plan, based on an urban-to-rural transect, focuses on understanding how this community can succeed economically while preserving its rural small town character.

  • Ventura, California: As part of a conceptual Master Plan for a number of downtown streets, the California Street Bridge design reconnects downtown Ventura with the coastline.

  • Whittier, California: The Uptown Whittier Specific Plan updates the City’s 220-acre, 33-block historic retail core, preserving and drawing inspiration from the unique character and architectural styles of the area’s many historic buildings.

  • City of Sunland Park, New Mexico: One of the largest cross-border regions of the greater El Paso/Ciudad Juarez metropolitan area, Sunland Park sits at the crossroads of the United States-Mexico border and at the juncture of three states: New Mexico, Texas and Chihuahua.

  • Placentia, California: This 110-acre Transit-Oriented District restores Placita Santa Fe, Placentia’s original town, and creates two new Neighborhoods on derelict industrial land.

  • Ventura, California: The Ventura Downtown Code is one of the first Form-Based Zoning Codes in California—the result of an extensive and detailed analysis of downtown Ventura’s existing streets, blocks, buildings, public open spaces and landscape.

  • Paso Robles, California: The 470-acre Olsen Ranch/Beechwood Specific Plan provides the framework for a Traditional Neighborhood Development in the City of Paso Robles, California.

  • Biloxi, Mississippi: After the ravages of Hurricane Katrina, Moule & Polyzoides was invited to participate in a national charrette to provide emergency urban design services for the reconstruction of Biloxi.

  • Santa Clarita, California: An historic Southern California community located in the 250-square mile Santa Clarita Valley, Newhall has been gradually surrounded by suburban development over the past 50 years.

  • Visalia, California: The Southeast Area Master Plan is located on an 850-acre greenfield at the edge of Visalia, an important agricultural center founded in 1852 in the heart of California’s San Joaquin Valley.

  • Beverly Hills, California: The character of the Golden Triangle has been strengthened by transforming the area into a park-once district, adding improved landscape and lighting, and adopting a code to guide the design of future buildings.

  • Pasadena, California: The Civic Center Master Plan provides a vision and program for revitalizing the heart of Pasadena with guidelines for open space, Architecture, landscape, transit, traffic and parking improvements.

  • Azusa, California: The Azusa General Plan and Development Code transforms the City of Azusa from a typical postwar suburb of production house tracts and commercial strips into a town of distinct, compact Neighborhoods that surround a vibrant downtown.

  • Oakland, California: This ten-acre mixed-use Transit-Oriented Development located near Downtown Oakland will revitalize a blighted and fractured community surrounding one of Oakland’s seven BART stations.

  • Azusa, California: A component of Azusa’s new General Plan and Development Code, Azusa Station establishes a future Gold Line light rail station as the northern anchor to the City’s downtown.

  • Long Beach, California: The Long Beach Civic Center/Lincoln Park Renovation resuscitates Long Beach’s civic heart by adding 40,000 square feet of new uses and restoring the pedestrian-friendly block structure of the historic city. City

  • Doña Ana, New Mexico: The plan for the reconstruction of the historic plaza of the Village of Doña Ana offers new hope for the future of this small rural community located on the Camino Real.

  • Los Alamos, New Mexico: The Los Alamos Downtown Master Plan transforms an area currently dominated by parking lots and controlled by suburban zoning into a vital, pedestrian-oriented Town Center with a new main street lined by mixed-use buildings.

  • Santa Monica, California: A strategy for retrofitting, rebuilding and adding public parking in downtown Santa Monica expands the City’s Park-Once circulation pattern and creates safe, vibrant and pedestrian-friendly streets.

  • Tucson, Arizona: A plan for enhancing a five-mile stretch of the Stone Avenue Corridor identifies a pivotal intersection as an urban gateway to surrounding areas and outlines a typological infill strategy to develop underused sites.

  • Azusa, California: The Azusa Civic Center Master Plan outlines a strategy for enhancing and expanding the institutional heart of this East San Gabriel Valley city.

  • Bellflower, California: A dilapidated streetscape was revitalized with improved signage, lighting and paint, along with the removal of 1960s-era siding that revealed a beautiful art deco façade.

  • Los Angeles, California: The transformation of Downtown Los Angeles into a highly connected, 24-hour, living-working city is being guided by the 30-year Los Angeles Downtown Strategic Plan.

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  • Stefanos conducted a session at the CNU-A workshop for Eco El Paso, focusing on how traditional urbanism, when applied to different regions and specifically to the American Desert Southwest, can produce memorable living places in balance with nature.