Ernest Wong

Site Design Group, Principal | Chicago, United States

About

Ernest C. Wong is the co-Founder and Principal of site design group, ltd. (site), an urban design and landscape architecture firm based in Chicago, Illinois. The evolution of site under Ernie’s leadership has transformed both the firm and the profession in the City of Chicago into a resource for creative design solutions and thoughtful community-oriented urban spaces. An advocate of contextually designed public open spaces and urban parks, Mr. Wong has directed nationally award-winning projects including Mary Bartelme Park, Henry Palmisano Park (formerly Stearns Quarry), and Argyle Shared Street. Recent projects include the Pullman National Monument, McCormick Square, the Old Chicago Post Office, and serving as the local landscape architect for the Obama Presidential Center. The firm’s numerous waterfront projects include the 31st Street Harbor, Ping Tom Memorial Park, and Riverwalk East, which…

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CTBUH Roles

Annual Conference, Presenter (Chicago 2019)