Tyler Park getting more than $1 million in upgrades
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Tyler Park in the Highlands is getting some major upgrades.
The $1.1 million upgrade will include repairs to tennis courts and walking paths, as well as adding picnic tables and benches.
The upgrades will also include a new restroom building and parking spaces. The basketball court will be moved to create more green space and a pickle ball court will be added.
The park's playground and spray ground will be moved, and updated features will be added.
“We did a master plan of Tyler Park to look at what the community needed, what the original design intent held by the Olmsted firm,” said Olmsted Parks Conservancy CEO Layla George.
Ornamental fencing surrounding the park will also be restored. Crews are expected to break ground on the project in the late fall and will complete it in June.
A master plan for the park also includes a 25-person pavilion, but it is currently not funded.
“Tyler Park is a park, but it is also the name of the neighborhood," George said. "So it really is the anchor of this community, and the neighbors have adopted it and have a lot of pride and ownership of it."
The 13-acre space was first established as a park in 1910.
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