Belo Foundation pledges $30 million to complete downtown parks plan
The Belo Foundation announced an ambitious plan Thursday to realize a longstanding vision for downtown by creating 17 acres of new green space through the construction of four major parks.
The plan calls for $70 million in private and public funding to build the parks within the next 10 years, with the Belo Foundation pledging $30 million toward the effort. The four parks -- Harwood Park, Carpenter Park, Pacific Plaza and West End Plaza -- were listed as high priorities in the 2013 update of the downtown parks master plan.
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