Our Story

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1978

Frederick Halback and Glendon Herbert start the firm Herbert Halback, Inc. in Winter Park.

1978

1979

The firm moves to downtown Orlando and is commissioned to be the landscape architects for the Florida Historic Capitol-Capitol Center Complex

1979

1980

The firm grows quickly adding associates Annette Chaffon Perry, Jeff Dix and Fred Peace

1980

1984

Orange Avenue  and Pine Street completed in downtown Orlando leading to over 50 blocks of streetscape work.

1984

1985

Loch Haven Park completed.

1985

1986

Lake Eola Park completed.

1986

1989

Glendon Herbert retires and Frederick Halback becomes president.

1989

1990

Frederick Halback receives National Awards for Environmental Design of Loch Haven and Lake Eola  Parks in White House Ceremonies.

1990

1990

The Swan & Dolphin Hotels at Walt Disney World are completed.

1990

1991

The firm completes work on HealthPark Florida in Fort Myers.

1991

1993

Disney¹s All Star Resorts is completed.

1993

1995

Ginger Corless and Randy Raiman become partners.

1995

1997

Frederick Halback elected to College of Fellows for Built Works by the American Society of Landscape Architects.

1997

1997

The firm completes Disney¹s Wide World of Sports.

1997

1998

Lymmo, the 4.5 mile downtown Orlando circulator and Orange County History Center are opened.

1998

1999

The firm starts the design for Disney¹s Animal Kingdom Lodge.

1999

2000

Fred moves to St. Augustine, opening Halback Design Group, Inc., and starts teaching at the University of Florida.

2000

2006

Jeremy Marquis joins the firm and the St. Augustine Multimodal Facility & Visitor Center opens.

2006

2007

St. Augustine Amphitheatre and Arboretum opens.

2007

2010

Historic Bridge of Lions Rehabilitation project completed.

2010

2011

Jeremy Marquis becomes partner and firm is renamed Marquis Halback, Inc.

2011

2013

Firm begins the Reconnecting the Bayfront to the Castillo project.

2013

2014

Jeremy Marquis becomes president and completes the historic Colonial Quarter project.

2014

2015

Jeremy Marquis receives UF Outstanding Young Alumnus award.

2015

2015

Fremont Latimer becomes partner and firm is re-named Marquis Latimer + Halback, Inc.

2015

2016

Historic Downtown Improvement Streetscape project completed.

2016

2016

The firm completes the master plan update for the iconic Amelia Island Plantation.

2016

2017

UWF Historic Trust Museum Plaza Master Plan in Pensacola completed.

2017

2017

The firm settles into Our New Offices at 34 Cordova Street, St. Augustine.

2017
Our Principals
Our Team
Awards

2018 USA Today

10Best Readers’ Choice Travel Award: Best New Hotel (#7)

The Collector Inn and Gardens

2017 ELLE Décor

11 of the Best Historic Hotels in America

The Collector Inn and Gardens

2016 Florida Chapter American Society of Landscape Architects (FLASLA)

Award of Excellence: Preservation and Conservation

St. Augustine Historic Streetscape Rehabilitation: Downtown Improvements District

2016 American Public Works Association (APWA)

Public Works Project of the Year

St. Augustine Historic Streetscape Rehabilitation: Downtown Improvements District

2015 University of Florida College of Design, Construction, and Planning

Outstanding Young Alumni Award

Jeremy Marquis

2015 Florida Trust for Historic Preservation

Outstanding Achievement Award

St. Augustine Historic Streetscape Rehabilitation: Downtown Improvements District

2015 Northeast Florida Regional Council

Special Achievement

St. Augustine Historic Streetscape Rehabilitation: Downtown Improvements District

2014 Urban Land Institute (ULI)

Nominee: Downtown Sector Award

JAX Chamber: Downtown’s New Front Door

2014 Florida First Coast Chapter of the Associated Builders & Contractors

Excellence in Construction Award

JAX Chamber: Downtown’s New Front Door

2013 University of Florida

30 Under 30 Nominee

Jeremy Marquis

2013 Florida Chapter American Society of Landscape Architects (FLASLA)

Award of Merit: Planning & Analysis

Transit in Parks: Reconnecting the Castillo and the Bayfront

2013 Florida Chapter American Society of Landscape Architects (FLASLA)

Award of Honor: Preservation and Conservation

Colonial Quarter Living History Experience

2011 Florida Chapter American Public Works Association

Project of the Year: Historic Restoration / Preservation

Bridge of Lions Rehabilitation

2010 Florida Chapter American Planning Association (APA)

2010 Florida Chapter American Planning Association (APA)

St. Augustine Historic Area Strategic Plan

2007 Florida Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects

Award of Honor: Planning & Analysis

Bridge of Lions Rehabilitation

2007 International Parking Institute

Honorable Mention in Parking Facilities

Historic Downtown Parking Facility at the VIC

2006 Florida Trust for Historic Preservation

Award

Hilton St. Augustine Historic Bayfront

2003 Florida Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects

Award of Honor

St. Augustine Seawall Restoration Project

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