Community Facilities

Creating Space for Community

The McLean Foundation is supporting the development of a multi-facility complex that will provide venues for a variety of community functions. The center will be sited on 36 acres in Fortuna, California and will feature facilities for seniors, youth and family programs, recreational activities, open space and trails, restored wetland and creek areas. The McLean Foundation…

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Growing Emergency Food Access

Food for People is Humboldt County’s emergency food support organization, providing a range of services to the local communities.  The organization has outgrown its current facilities and is working with Greenway to strategically develop facilities upgrades. These upgrades need to perform key operational functions while also meeting the financial constraints and logistical requirements of the…

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Increasing Food Security and Sovereignty

The Hoopa Valley Tribe supported the re-establishment of a 15,000 sq.ft. grocery store on the tribal reservation adjacent to the northeastern edge of Humboldt County in Northern California. The site planned for renovation is a building which operated as a private regional chain grocery store for 40 years before closing in 2016. Although the store…

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Planning a Community Hub for Agricultural Business and Tourism

Redwood Acres has a vision to maintain its role as a community institution that supports agricultural and economic development – it is achieving that vision by becoming a self-sustaining operation that fills valuable needs in the community.

Greenway has supported these efforts by providing planning, research and analysis, conceptual design, cost estimating, and related assistance.

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Elevating Possibilities for Conservation and Education

Greenway works with Sequoia Park Zoo in Eureka, Calif. as it implements its long-term Master Plan, establishing several new and updated animal habitats and immersive learning experiences. Since 2012, Greenway has worked with the Zoo providing planning, grant-writing, design and construction management for its projects.

The next phase of the Zoo Master Plan entails a Canopy Walk through redwood trees and development of a multi-species “Native Predators” exhibit.

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Working Waterfront: Eureka Cold Storage Evaluation

The City of Eureka works diligently to enhance the economic vitality of its local industries that depend on our coastal access. In particular, the City is interested in supporting the fishing industry’s need for cold storage and ice production. The commercial fishing fleet that calls the North Coast home has not had access to such…

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Fire House Facility Upgrades

In 2010, the Arcata Volunteer Fire Department (AVFD) received a grant from the Orvamae Emmerson Fund to use for fire station upgrades. Four years later, AVFD, in partnership with the Arcata Fire District (AFD), is preparing to modernize and renovate their facilities. AVFD made the decision to continue its working relationship with Greenway following a facilities assessment project with…

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School Energy Improvements and Building Commissioning

Greenway is working closely with school administration and facility personnel of several local school districts to improve energy efficiency in their existing facilities as part of California’s Clean Energy Jobs Act, Prop 39. We are testing the indoor environment, planning energy improvement services, preparing and managing documentation, offering technical assistance, and providing support in acquiring incentives, rebates and grants. We will…

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Concept Visioning for Regional Economic Development

When Humboldt State University (HSU) needed a comprehensive concept proposal for a National Marine Research and Innovation Park (NMRIP) designed, we jumped at the chance. The NMRIP is conceived as a research and technology facility that would be located in Samoa, California, at the site of the former Freshwater Tissue Pulp Mill (see the final concept…

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Creamery Arts District Community Visioning & Organizational Development

Greenway is working with Playhouse Arts (also known as the Arcata Playhouse) to facilitate a community effort that establishes a vision for a creative-commerce district in the neighborhood surrounding the Old Creamery Building in downtown Arcata. The project will focus on establishing a formal organizational structure for the district and engaging stakeholders in grassroots economic development, to deliver a goal of clustering creative industries.

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