omaha henry doorly zoo glacier bay

Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo Glacier Bay Landing

Omaha, NE

The two-acre redevelopment near the north entrance will be home to the new “Glacier Bay Landing” attraction. This Pacific Northwest themed-destination satisfies the increased demand for visitor amenities due to the new and future exhibits opening in that region of the zoo. The area includes a new concessions building, a sweet shop serving cold treats, and an open-air pavilion for hosting outdoor events. A play area for children features a lighthouse play structure and outdoor shaded seating areas for guests. Along the main path, the outdoor space are punctuated by a retention pond featuring a floating plane to complete the theme.

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henry doorly zoo glacier bay sweet shop

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Project Summary

Services Provided
  • Master Planning
  • Architectural
  • Interior Design
  • Construction Documents
  • Construction Administration
  • 13,000 s.f. redevelopment
  • 2-acre redevelopment includes 6,299 s.f. concessions building, grab-and-go snack booth and box office
  • 5,386 s.f. pavilion with an outdoor kitchen and covered seating
    Area includes seating areas, children’s play area, mother’s nursing area, and natural wetland habitat
  • New area features handcrafted selections that coincide with the northwest theme and include options of seafood, signature burger and a sweet & savory shop