Saturday, February 2, 2019

New Tom Lee Park Design Unveiled

Posted By on Sat, Feb 2, 2019 at 6:00 AM

Construction of the newly unveiled design for Tom Lee Park could begin as early as June and be finished as early as December 2020, according to the Mississippi River Parks Partnership (MRPP).

The public is now invited to a new Tom Lee Park engagement center inside Beale Street Landing (where the gift shop with shirts that read “It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere” used to be) to see the vision for the park.

For hours and more information on the engagement center, see our previous story here.

That new design is a blend of landscaping and architecture meant to mimic and restore some of the 30-acre river park’s natural ecol