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In The News: Chron.com, “Construction to start soon at Levy Park”
July 22nd, 2014

Little-known and little-used Levy Park in Upper Kirby is about to get on the map.

The Upper Kirby District is preparing to transform the park, which covers about six acres on Eastside Street between Texas 59 and Richmond Avenue, through a $10 million project, with construction set to begin in the fall and finish in about a year’s time, said Travis Younkin, the district’s deputy director.

Plans include addition of a farmer’s market, children’s play area, rain garden, event pavilion and lawn with seating for up to 1,900, said Younkin, whose group is an umbrella organization for the Upper Kirby Redevelopment Authority, the Upper Kirby Management District and the nonprofit Upper Kirby District Foundation.

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