The landscape architect of Bicentennial Plaza — a REALTOR® Community Partnership in Springfield will appear on a local Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) television show at 7 p.m. tonight.

Kent Massie, of Massie Massie & Associates in Springfield, will talk about his involvement with the plaza, renovation of the Governor’s Mansion and Jackson Street just north of the mansion during an episode of “Illinois Stories,” an Emmy Award-winning show produced through the Springfield/Jacksonville public television station, WSEC-TV. The 30-minute episode, “Landscape Architecture at the ‘Y Block’,” is scheduled to be  rebroadcast at 4 p.m. Sunday (July 22) and 6:30 p.m. Monday (July 23).

WSEC-TV is one of three public television stations that serve West Central Illinois using the Network Knowledge brand. Others are based in Quincy (WQEC-TV) and Macomb (WMEC-TV).  The host of “Illinois Stories” is Mark McDonald, a former television news reporter and anchor, as well as a public affairs specialist.

Bicentennial Plaza Sign