On any given day, Tarkington Park is teeming with activity.The topographic playground is filled with running children and the interactive spray plaza bursts with joy. The basketball courts are the best in the city and the local youth football team practices nearby. Looking around, you see people from every walk of life and socioeconomic background enjoying the park together, a true gathering place for this diverse neighborhood.
A Destination Park in the Heart of the City
A New Way To Play
The $5.6 million initial investment in Tarkington park is drawing additional public, private and philanthropic dollars to the area. Soon a bus rapid transit line, mixed-use development, affordable housing, and a business incubator will join the neighborhood. Rundell Ernstberger Associates led the project and Guidon provided civil engineering support.