Groundbreaking paves way for Kennedy Park improvements

By , Daily Memphian Updated: November 05, 2021 10:42 AM CT | Published: November 01, 2021 5:04 PM CT
<strong>City and county dignitaries attend a groundbreaking ceremony for Kennedy Park on Monday, Nov. 1. The project is part of the Shelby County Resilience Grant funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Improvements will include new soccer fields and a neighborhood connection to the park and the Wolf River Greenway.</strong> (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

City and county dignitaries attend a groundbreaking ceremony for Kennedy Park on Monday, Nov. 1. The project is part of the Shelby County Resilience Grant funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Improvements will include new soccer fields and a neighborhood connection to the park and the Wolf River Greenway. (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

The 330-acre park will add soccer fields, security lights and additional parking, and it will connect nearby neighborhoods to the Wolf River Greenway as part of a revamped plan. 

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John F. Kennedy Park Raleigh Rodney Baber Park Shelby County city of Memphis Memphis parks
Julia Baker

Julia Baker

Julia Baker covers criminal justice for The Daily Memphian. A lifelong Memphian, Julia graduated from the University of Memphis in 2021. Other publications and organizations she has written for include Chalkbeat, Memphis Flyer, Memphis Parent magazine and Memphis magazine.


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