Landscape Architecture in Highland Park, IL 60035

(847) 217-5076

From Concept to Grand Opening

Landscape Architecture/Planning


From Concept to Grand Opening

About Us


About us


Studio Park Ave provides landscape architecture consulting services to public and private clients in the areas of land planning, park and playground design, historic preservation, inclusive design, and landscape architecture. The firm strongly believes in providing personal service and partnering with the client to bring their unique vision to life.


Our Services

Landscape Architecture/Land Planning

Park Design/Park Planning 

Playground Design 

Site Design/Due Diligence

ADA Assessment and Accessible Improvements

Historic Site Planning and Design


The Process

Studio Park Ave applies the highest standards and expertise to each project.  We create aesthetically pleasing, feasible and functional design, directed toward realizing concept to reality. Studio Park Ave emphasizes the team approach—working with the client, architect, engineer, and/or other professionals, other stake holders and users. Studio Park Ave brings your concept to reality. 

Who we Are


Ben Kutscheid, ASLA, PLA, CPSI


Ben has over 25 years of experience in park, streetscape, and municipal design and planning throughout the region. He specializes in all facets of park system planning, design and construction and has managed and assisted with numerous park and open space plans, park developments and over 175 playground projects throughout the Midwest and beyond. Ben has focused on ADA requirements and Title II of the ADA code. He has completed park construction projects ranging from the historic restoration of Buckingham Fountain to the 10,000 sf neighborhood tot lot. Mr. Kutscheid has spoken at local, state and national conferences on Park Design, Sustainable Design and ADA Transition Planning. He has served as a Commissioner for the Park District of Highland Park and is currently on the City of Highland Park Plan and Design Commission

Miranda Lovato, PLA, ASLA, CLARB

Miranda has 12 years experience in both the private and public sector in Landscape Design and served as the park planner and landscape architect for the Elmhurst Park District for nearly four years.  Miranda’s focus has been on Park and Municipal Design work. This includes Master Planning, Site conceptual planning, public presentation, historic site planning and design, construction documents, construction observation and project review. Projects she has worked on include Buckingham Fountain Restoration, Buffalo Grove Open Space Master Plan, Elmhurst PD Salt Creek Park Improvements, Butterfield Park Improvements and numerous playground projects. Studio Park Ave with Miranda’s experience, creativity and superior abilities will transform your vision to reality.


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Studio Park Ave

Highland Park, IL

(847) 217-5076