(CBS DETROIT) – In one of Detroit’s largest renovations, O’Hair park is back open, boasting an entirely new look this time around.
Mayor Duggan joined community members today for the unveiling of the park’s $2 Million renovations.READ MORE: Firefighter From Michigan Battling Wildfire In Oregon Dies After Being Struck By Tree, Officials Say
“Over the past eight years, we’ve completely remade more than 150 neighborhood parks, and of them, O’Hair has been the largest and most ambitious,” said Duggan. “What had been largely a dead spot in the middle of this neighborhood is now community anchor for children and their families to enjoy recreation and fitness within safe walking distance from home.”READ MORE: Police Seek Suspect After Man Riding Bicycle Fatally Shot In Detroit
It now includes the following amenities:
- 8 soccer fields
- 2 softball fields
- 2 Detroit Pistons basketball courts
- 1 baseball field
- 1 Mile Walking Path
- 2 Picnic Shelters
- Fitness Equipment
- 40-car parking lot
- New Comfort station
- Playground enhancement
- Benches, Picnic Tables, Bike Racks
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