Description: The new 1.6-acre park, which will be available for the public, will add to the creative work and play spaces that are part of the essence of the Wake Forest Innovation Quarter. Plans for the community-based park include movie nights and other cultural and music events. 3 electric transmission towers saved from demolition will become park art. Building materials will reference the history of the area, while their application and detailing will look to the future.<br />• 1.6-acres<br />• Stage with lawn seating for 250<br />• Food Truck courtyard<br />• Water features<br />• Restrooms<br /><br />
History: The location was previously used as a transmission site for the coal-fired power plant next door.
Construction Start: March 17, 2014
Construction End: April 2015
Architect: Stimmel Associates and P.A. STITCH Design + Development
General Contractor: LMI Builders
Developer: Wake Forest Innovation Quarter and Wexford Science & Technology
Location: The Block bounded by Patterson, Vine, Fourth & Fifth Streets