A Park dedicated to the Legacy of Dr. King and to the people from St. Louis that helped shape our culture. A place to Gather to hold events, speeches, and rallies, food, and music, family playtime, or quiet reflection. A place to Mobilize the community from this location to spur on the additional planned transformations. A place to learn about Dr. King’s dream that will be an attraction for the city and the region. A place to Enhance Pride in the community and improve the conditions for residents A place to honor local and national individuals and organizations that have positively impacted society, and specifically St. Louis.
The Park will have the following features:
Donor Recognition opportunities.
Information Signage and Exhibits Raised platform stage as a central feature.
Phase II shelter tor shade and rain protection.
Illuminated metal MLK sculpture on building wall.
Location for Corner sculpture.
Improvements to site drainage.
Features that are resistant to vandalism.
Creates gathering spaces for both large events and small groups.
Has an efficient setup for sound and lighting.
Cost of the construction is very efficient but maximizes impact.
Most features would require minimal maintenance.
Groupings of tables and benches.
Strong presence at street corners.
Prominent light features at night.
Planting areas that are easy to maintain and cheap to build.
The circular walkway is attractive and inviting to walk around.
The Park is planned to be in place by August 2014.
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