Project List

The following are some of the highlighted projects that John Olson, Principal of Urban Landscapes, participated in over the past eighteen years of professional experience in planning, urban design and landscape architecture with other firms and as a business owner.

Aksarben Village * Omaha, Nebraska (Master Planning, Smart Growth, Redevelopment, Infill)

Appletree Golf Course Study ** Fountain, Colorado (Master Planning, Golf Course)

Banner Desert Medical Center * Mesa, Arizona (Healthcare, Master Planning)

Beckers Lane Townhomes ++ Manitou Springs, Colorado (Redevelopment)

Better Block Pikes Peak + Colorado Springs, Colorado (Street Retrofit, Tactical Urbanism)

Blount Street Redevelopment Plan * Raleigh, North Carolina (Master Planning, Smart Growth, Redevelopment, Infill)

Bread and Butter Market + Downtown Colorado Springs (Site Planning, 3D Rendering)

Camp Gene Eppley * Sarpy County, Nebraska (Master Planning, Parks & Recreation, Redevelopment, Corp of Engineers)

Castle Rock Downtown Master Plan + Colorado Springs, Colorado (Government, Master Planning, Competition)

Cheyenne Mountain State Park ** Colorado Springs, Colorado (Government, Master Planning, Parks & Recreation)

Colorado Avenue Streetscape and Street Retrofit ++ Colorado Springs, Colorado (Government, Streetscape, Street Retrofit)

Cripple Creek Master Plan & Downtown Plan ** Cripple Creek, Colorado (Master Planning, Comprehensive Planning, Downtown Plan, Streetscape)

Curbside Cuisine + Colorado Springs, Colorado (Site Development, Tactical Urbanism, Redevelopment)

Destination Midtown * Omaha, Nebraska (Master Planning, Area Planning, Streetscape, Redevelopment, Smart Growth, Infill)

East Village Campus ** Colorado Springs, Colorado (Master Planning, Smart Growth, Government, Redevelopment)

Edgewater Parks and Recreation Master Plan ++ Edgewater, Colorado (Master Planning, Parks and Recreation)

El Parque Infill Subdivision ** Colorado Springs, Colorado (Land Development, Infill)

El Paso County – Jones Park Master Plan ++ El Paso County, Colorado (Master Planning, Trail Planning, Parks and Recreation)

El Paso County Northern Nature Center Feasibility Study ++ El Paso County, Colorado (Master Planning, Parks and Recreation)

EpiCentral Parklet + Colorado Springs, Colorado (Tactical Urbanism)

Fort Carson Sustainability Bicycle Plan + Fort Carson, Colorado (Government, Military, Bicycle, Sustainability)

Fort Carson Building 1118 Sustainability Action Plan + Fort Carson, Colorado (Government, Military, Sustainability, LEED)

Fort Carson – Balfour Beatty Townhomes + Fort Carson, Colorado (Military, LEED, Water Sense, Land Development)

Fort Crook Road Corridor Redevelopment Plan * Bellevue, Nebraska (Master Planning, Smart Growth, Area Planning, Redevelopment, Infill)

Gateway at Boulder Crescent Park++ Colorado Springs, Colorado (Master Planning, Parks and Recreation)

Gleneagle Golf Course ** Gleneagle, Colorado (Master Planning, Land Development, Golf Course, Redevelopment)

Gold Hill Mesa Mixed-Use Master Plan+ Colorado Springs, Colorado (Master Planning, New Urbanism, Redevelopment, Infill)

Greenhorn Valley Trails Master Plan++ Colorado City, Colorado (Master Planning, Trails Planning, Parks and Recreation)

Ivywild Townhomes ++ Colorado Springs, Colorado (Land Development, Redevelopment, Infill)

Larkspur Elementary School Outdoor Classrooms and Interpretive Landscape + Larkspur, Colorado (Educational)

Lincoln Center (Elementary School)++ Colorado Springs, Colorado (Master Planning, Rezoning, Infill, Redevelopment)

Lisa’s Way++ Colorado Springs, Colorado (Land Development, Rezoning, Infill, Multi-Family, Affordable Housing)

Manitou Springs Wayfinding Signage, Manitou Springs, Colorado (Wayfinding, Tactical Urbanism)

Medinah Country Club ** Chicago, Illinois (Golf Course)

Munising Memorial Hospital * Munising, Michigan (Healthcare, Master Planning)

National Institute of Standards and Technology * Boulder, Colorado (Government, Master Planning)

Newport Estates ++ Colorado Springs, Colorado (Rezoning, Land Development, Infill)

Norris Ranch ** Fountain, Colorado (Master Planning, Smart Growth)

North Downtown Omaha Redevelopment Plan * Omaha, Nebraska (Master Planning, Area Planning, Redevelopment, Smart Growth, Infill)

Ohio Avenue Streetscape ++ Gunnison, Colorado (Master Planning, Streetscape, Street Retrofit)

Pony Park ++ Colorado Springs, Colorado (Land Development, Rezoning, Infill, Small-Lot PUD)

Pueblo Avenue Apartments+ Colorado Springs, Colorado (Land Development, Multi-Family, Infill, Redevelopment)

Pueblo Care & Rehabilitation Center + Pueblo, Colorado (Healthcare, Therapy Garden)

Pueblo Municipal Complex ** Pueblo, Colorado (Master Planning, Streetscape, Government, Redevelopment, Infill)

Rio Grande Apartments ++ Colorado Springs, Colorado (Redevelopment, Infill)

Ruxton Avenue Corridor Study ++ Manitou Springs, Colorado (Redevelopment, Street Retrofit, Master Planning)

Schriever AFB Residential ** Colorado Springs, Colorado (Master Planning, Military)

Sentara Princess Anne Master Plan * Virginia Beach, Virginia (Healthcare, Master Planning, Smart Growth)

Springs Rescue Mission++ Colorado Springs, Colorado (Redevelopment, Master Planning)

St. Andrews Christian Church *** Olathe, Kansas (Religion)

Stapleton Townhome Landscape Retrofit++ Stapleton, Denver, Colorado (Landscape Retrofit)

The Mountain Preserve ** Colorado Springs, Colorado (Master Planning, Land Development)

Tiffany Springs Park Master Plan *** Kansas City, Missouri (Master Planning, Parks & Recreation, Golf Course)

Tuscan Village ** Colorado Springs, Colorado (Master Planning, Land Development)

Uplands Townhomes ++ Pueblo, Colorado (Land Development, Redevelopment, Affordable Housing)

US Air Force Academy Mitchell, Sijan and Harmon Halls ** Colorado Springs, Colorado (Government, Military)

Village at Central Park++ Stapleton, Denver, Colorado (Land Development, Mixed-Use, Green Roof, New Urbanism)

Volta at Voyager Apartments +, ++, Colorado Springs, Colorado (Rezoning, Land Development, Multi-Family)

Woodside Condominiums *** Westwood, Kansas (Infill, Smart Growth, Redevelopment, Streetscape)

Working Fusion Tiny Home Village++ Colorado Springs, Colorado (Land Development, Rezoning, Infill, Redevelopment, Affordable Housing)

Yates Farms Master Plan and Form-based Code ** Artesia, New Mexico (Master Planning, New Urbanism)

+ As Business Owner (2010-2014; 2019 – Present)

++ As Director of Altitude Land Consultants, Inc. (2014 – 2019)

* Project Participation with HDR, Inc. (2003 – 2005)

** Project Participation with Thomas & Thomas (2006 – 2010)

*** Project Participation with WSKF Architects (formerly WRS Architects) (2002)

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