Julia Rion

Landscape Designer


Julia Rion, a Landscape Designer at the New York office aims to foster equity, climate resilience and stewardship through her practice. At Starr Whitehouse, Julia has worked on landscape design and facilitated community outreach programs for the following projects: Scout Park Enhancement in Hamlin, NY, the Bear Mountain Pool Accessibility Study, the reconstruction of Saratoga Spa’s Playground, and a connectivity study for Mills-Norrie State Park in Staatsburg, NY. Julia is a 2022 graduate from SUNY-ESF with a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture, where she received the 2022 Upstate New York Chapter ASLA Student Honor Award.

Representative Projects:

Bear Mountain State Park Restoration, Bear Mountain, NY
OPRHP Saratoga Spa Playground, Saratoga, NY
Bayard Cutting Arboretum Visitor Center Plaza & Parking Expansion, Long Island, NY
Landscape Design Services for Belt-Shore Parkway Bridge Rehabilitation, Brooklyn, NY
Hamlin Beach State Park, Hamlin, NY
OPRHP Rudd Pond Playground Enhancement, Copake, NY
New Windsor Cantonment Accessibility Improvements, New Windsor, NY
Riverside Dino Playground, New York, NY
Mills Norrie Connectivity Study, Staatsburg, NY
Belt Parkway Bridges, New York, NY
Scout Park, Hamlin, NY
Horticulture Intern, New York State Parks, Great River, NY*
Project Estimating Intern, Kelco Landscape Construction Inc., Hauppauge, NY*

* Work completed prior to joining Starr Whitehouse