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Riverfront Park Master plan discussion

Who doesn't love Riverfront Park? Occupying 100 acres of land and water downtown, the falls and the surrounding land has always been a gathering place for people. This is where the city of Spokane started in the late 1800’s and industry growth gave way to rail yards covering Havermale Island, the present site of Riverfront Park.

After Expo 74 hit, everything changed- the huge industrial eyesore underwent a transformation in the form of lush green meadows and a view of the cascading river.

The park has gone under a few modificiations since and it's highly active for events but over the last year Spokane Parks and Recreation has developed a Master Plan for Riverfront Park.

On Thursday, March 27th at 5:30 p.m. in the Community Building Lobby, staff from the City of Spokane and City of Spokane Parks Department will be giving a presentation on the Spokane Riverfront Park Master Plan: a vision to YOUR future park.

The presentation will run through the purpose of a Master Plan, what has been going on in way of discussions and talk about where the Master Plan is heading. This will be a short, after-work event with ample opportunities for you to ask questions, provide suggestions and engage in the future of Riverfront Park. RSVP HERE.

For questions about this event, please contact Spokane Riverkeeper and Riverfront Park Advisory Committee member Bart Mihailovich – bart@cforjustice.org or 509.835.5211




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