Some preliminary designs for adaptations to Wick Park are now online, and the next public meeting to discuss these plans has been set.
This project is a great example of Youngstown's "open source community development" model.
Click here for the main website of the project - for video, presentations, images, discussion, etc.
Chere here for this blog's review of the 2nd meeting.
Click here for a review of the 1st meeting.
Prelim of the project here.
Here is another online document at archive.org which contains additional potential design components.
For example, a wooded amphitheater is one concept:
Dog parks, athletic fields, playgrounds and pathways are all to be discussed at the next meeting.
and so the 3rd public discussion meeting is set for:
Saturday, Nov. 15th 2008
10am to 12pm
Park Vista Community Room
(west side of park entrance along 5th)
please rsvp to 742-4040 if coming (area code 330)