Penny Park Renovation Project Public Meeting – Thurs., Dec. 11

Penny ParkPlease join Ald. Peter Braithwaite, staff from the City’s Public Works and Parks, Recreation and Community Services Departments, and design firm Leathers & Associates for a Penny Park Renovation Project Public Meeting on Thursday, December 11, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., at the J.E.H. Education Center/School District 65, 1500 McDaniel Ave. From 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., there will be a workshop to further refine Penny Park design improvements. From 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., the design will be presented and public feedback will be gathered.

Leathers & Associates and City staff will present the following:

  • Design Day schematic
  • 3-dimensional rendering
  • Site plan layout with optional restroom and shelter
  • Play equipment comparison

The goal of the meeting is to reach a consensus on park improvements and to develop the final budget and schedule. Please spread the word about this meeting, and visit the project website for more information.

Some residents do not want Penny Park redesigned but want to preserve the current version: http://www.preservepennypark.com/
Petition here: https://www.change.org/p/the-evanston-city-council-preserve-penny-park

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