New downtown Phoenix park to make big debut

[Source: Maria Konopken, ABC 15] — The blue disk hanging over downtown Phoenix will soon be official as a part of downtown’s grand opening ceremony for the city’s newest park. Downtown Civic Space Park, located in the area of Central and Van Buren, will have its grand opening on Thursday April 16 at 3 p.m., as part of an all day informal event from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

The 2.77 acres park will include a public sculpture done by artist Janet Echelman and a renovated A.E. England building that will include retail shopping, food, and banquette and meeting rooms. The park will also have numerous sustainable features including solar panels, extensive shade when trees and plants mature, and previous used concrete that will soak in rain water to help with water conservation.

Downtown Civic Space Park will also host live music on Friday April 17 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. as part of grand opening activities. [Note: To read the full article, click here.]

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