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Ann Arbor Skatepark Drops In

The final design of a new Ann Arbor skatepark, to be located in the northwest corner of Veterans Memorial Park, has been approved by the city council. The city’s park advisory commission had unanimously recommended approval of the proposed design at its Dec. 18, 2012 meeting. [.pdf of skatepark design] The city council’s vote approving the skatepark design came at its Jan. 7, 2013 meeting.

Construction is expected to begin in the spring of 2013, with a goal of completing the project by the fall.

The park, expected to cost about $1 million, was designed by Wally Hollyday. In July of 2012, the Ann Arbor city council had authorized a $89,560 contract with his firm, Wally Hollyday Skateparks, … [Full Story]