Don't hire Purkiss Rose to design your skate park.
Research on their parks finds a long list of mediocrity and obsolete skate parks. California is a good example. SkateOregon associates Purkiss-Rose with expensive skate parks as well.
Why are they hired so often?
Where are some Purkiss-Rose skate parks in Oregon?
Here is the first page
of an open letter to Purkiss Rose asking them to re-evaluate their
principles of design and mission. The letter read aloud at the Donald
2002 and then signed by 100 people in attendance.