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See the design for a new park in the Russell Neighborhood

And help name it, too.

Watercolor rendering of a park

The park is part of the Choice Neighborhoods revitalization efforts in the Russell neighborhood and is a partnership between Louisville Parks and Recreation and Louisville Metro Housing Authority.

Rendering provided by Vision Russell

The design plans for the 5.74-acre replacement park in the Russell neighborhood have been unveiled and West Louisville residents living in these area codes have been called upon to help give it a name.

Expected to open in 2024, the park will be located on the corner of South 13th Street and West Muhammad Ali Boulevard across from the new, 620-unit Beecher Terrace apartment complex — which used part of the former Old Walnut Street Park the new park is replacing.

Funding for the initial phase of the park comes from the American Rescue Plan Act and a $250,000 grant from the Cincinnati Bengals and National Football League Foundation Grassroots Program — which will be used to install artificial turf for the future football field.

Take a walk through the planned park:

  • Pavilion
  • Plaza
  • Splash park
  • Playground
  • Pickleball courts
  • Basketball court
  • Football field
  • Walking path with exercise stations
  • Shade-covered viewing areas
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