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Monthly Archives: January 2016

News: VICTORY PARK MASTER PLAN APPROVED

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January 28, 2016

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Now that the Master Plan is approved ground will be broken this summer to start work to enhancing the park. The first project will be the relocation of the basketball court to the northeast corner of the park to allow for a larger open area making room for more activities. These upgrades to the park more >

News: BOONE SQUARE PARK UPDATES

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January 28, 2016

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Boone Square Park will soon have a new restroom building and walkways. Boone Square is one of the first parks Frederick Law Olmsted designed in Louisville. The Conservancy is designing the new restrooms to match the values of Fredrick Law Olmsted and blend the building in with the landscape. Metro Parks and Recreation and the more >

Projects: CENTRAL PARK PERGOLA RESTORATION

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January 28, 2016

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The restoration of the 112-year-old Pergola in Central Park is nearing completion. The 105-foot-long and 12-foot wide walkway leading to a gazeebo has been the centerpiece of Central Park since its construction in 1904. Metro parks and Recreation replaced multiple wooden beams that were deteriorating, fixed cracks in the concrete columns and installed stainless steel more >