Land Donated for Public Park in South Richmond

Author: C. Suarez Rojas (Times-Dispatch)
Source: Visit Site
Land Donated for Public Park in South Richmond

A wooded 13-acre tract straddling Warwick Road in Richmond’s South Side will soon become a city park as part of a deal between the city and a nonprofit land conservancy.

After originally envisioning the area for high-density residential development more than 20 years ago, the city is now considering tentative plans for trails and other park amenities near Thomas C. Boushall Middle School and the Deerbourne and Walmsley neighborhoods.

The nonprofit Capital Region Land Conservancy announced Monday that it will donate the property to the city to help meet a goal of making public park space more accessible for 50,000 city residents.

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