The Avenue Viera is part of Cousins Development’s successful Avenue Lifestyle Center product, pioneered at Avenues East Cobb and West Cobb in Atlanta. Representing 415,000 sf at buildout, Avenue Viera departs from the double bay parking and faceted architectural layout of other Avenues with a unique radial scheme, centered on a 3.2-acre public park. The park takes its formal cues from a traditional Savannah Square, modified in detailing to compliment the center’s contemporary Mediterranean architecture. Within the park are luxuriant gardens and fountains, which become the focus of the adjacent food and retail venues.
Linking the park and its associated retail with the outer big box center are seven radial paseos, combining pedestrian and vehicular access into stunning allees that link the two components. Underfoot are tumbled brick pavers, historically reminiscent of historic Florida roads.
Site Solutions designed and detailed approximately $4.5 million worth of hardscape, landscape and fountain amenities, including the 2.2-acre Rave Plaza and Pulse Fountain. The center opened in 2004.