Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Founders Park closing for a year as construction gets underway

LELAND — Founders Park is going to close to the public to undergo new construction, expected to take roughly a year.

Fencing will enclose the park starting Monday, Dec. 11. The walking trails, open space, and parking lot will not be accessible to the public and will remain closed throughout the duration of the project.

The park will have a new amphitheater, splash pad, and veterans memorial, as well as updated playground, walking trails, picnic shelters, and restrooms.

The overall site plan can be accessed here.


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Shea Carver
Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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