(CBS DETROIT) — A new meant to enhance Detroit’s Riverfront is officially underway.
On Tuesday, city leaders broke ground on the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Centennial Park. It is the final part of the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy’s master plan of revitalizing more than five miles along the river.READ MORE: 'Stop the Violence': Detroit Police Officers Host Basketball Game To Promote Peace At Schools
The 22-acre park will feature a water garden, sport house pavilion, expansive lawn for events, and a children’s play garden.READ MORE: Detroit Retiree Sees Sidewalk Repaired Months After Water Main Break
Officials say the park is expected to open in 2024.MORE NEWS: GOP Michigan Governor Candidate Ryan Kelley Says COVID Policies At Debate A 'Dealbreaker'
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