Helping Create a Community Park

12376605_10156329239130483_7929877980172315683_nI’m fortunate enough to be prepping for a holiday vacation in Mexico so I won’t say much, though I wanted to share a lil’ something we have been working on in the low-income area of Logan Heights near downtown San Diego. The dynamic project involved design input from the community, after which me and other people recruited hundreds of volunteers (especially high-schoolers) to build the Gilliam Family Community Space and Garden on Imperial Avenue. The 5,000 square foot space includes an amphitheater, maze, huge treehouse, picnic benches, and a teaching garden, among other unique features.

Check out the video:

http://www.nbcsandiego.com/video/?akmobile=o&nms=y#!/on-air/as-seen-on/Community-Park-Set-to-Open-in-Logan-Heights/358016011

The space tentatively opens in January 2016. The part at the end of the video about the fence coming down was a mistake by the reporter. Feliz fiestas!

 

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