By Sara Powers

(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.

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“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.”

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It now includes the following amenities:

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  • 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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