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Hemming Park partners with Southwest Airlines and PPS
« on: April 24, 2015, 03:00:03 AM »
Hemming Park partners with Southwest Airlines and PPS  



Hemming Park is one of six public spaces across the country to receive a $100,000 grant from Southwest Airlines, announces partnership with Project for Public Spaces. Photo: Jordan Mixson.




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KenFSU

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Re: Hemming Park partners with Southwest Airlines and PPS
« Reply #1 on: April 24, 2015, 09:07:54 AM »
Awesome news.

Great job to everyone involved.

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Re: Hemming Park partners with Southwest Airlines and PPS
« Reply #2 on: April 24, 2015, 09:31:11 AM »
This is great. Hemming Park is off to a great start!

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Re: Hemming Park partners with Southwest Airlines and PPS
« Reply #3 on: April 24, 2015, 10:13:53 AM »
Will the city leave Friends of Hemming alone now and make sure they get the funding they were promised?

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Re: Hemming Park partners with Southwest Airlines and PPS
« Reply #4 on: April 24, 2015, 02:17:00 PM »
It should be noted that Dawn Emerick deserves a tremendous amount of credit in structuring the initial grant application. She was a great partner throughout the entire process.

Very excited to have PPS in town.
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Re: Hemming Park partners with Southwest Airlines and PPS
« Reply #5 on: April 24, 2015, 02:24:50 PM »
Huge news. Good work to all involved.
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Re: Hemming Park partners with Southwest Airlines and PPS
« Reply #6 on: April 24, 2015, 02:40:03 PM »
If what this group has done to revitalize Campus Martius Park in Detroit is any indication of what's in store for Hemming Park, then it's certainly in very good hands (not that it wasn't already).

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Re: Hemming Park partners with Southwest Airlines and PPS
« Reply #7 on: October 09, 2015, 06:11:51 AM »
More really exciting news about Hemming Park. I love the cargo container idea. Brilliant and unique!

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A major Hemming Park overhaul involving the investment of hundreds of thousands of dollars will commercialize the downtown gathering place by adding a restaurant and bar and a new stage area.
Friends of Hemming Park CEO Vince Cavin said Thursday his group is prepared to spend about $85,000 to turn cargo containers into a bar and restaurant facility that will be located on the southeast corner of Hemming Park at Laura and Monroe streets. Planning also is underway to build a permanent 50-foot-by-50-foot stage at the west end of the park under the Skyway people mover.

The recycling of cargo containers by converting them into buildings is a hot trend. The restaurant and bar would be created by linking two of those structures into an ā€œLā€ shape and be run by the ownership that operates Black Sheep Restaurant in Riverside, Cavin said.

http://jacksonville.com/news/metro/2015-10-09/story/major-hemming-park-overhaul-include-additions-restaurant-bar-and-new

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Re: Hemming Park partners with Southwest Airlines and PPS
« Reply #8 on: October 09, 2015, 03:10:52 PM »
Is Bono's food truck going away then?