It’s back to the drawing board for the planned renovation of Friendship Park, more commonly known among residents as Turtle Park. Construction of a new recreation center, playgrounds, and tennis and basketball courts was expected to begin this spring. However, unexpected project expenses have led to a redesign of the recreation center, delaying the start of the renovation.
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In preparation for a major renovation slated to begin this spring, Friendship (Turtle) Park will be closed five days in March to allow contractors to conduct site assessments. Concurrent with the site assessments, the Department of General Services intends to release additional details regarding the park’s two planned play spaces later this month.Read more
The new year will bring lots of change to the neighborhood’s beloved Friendship (Turtle) Park. In addition to an expanded toddler playground, the recreation facility will gain a play space for older children and a new community center that will be quadruple the size of the current one.Read more