Proposed Urban Park

A proposed urban park that would line the Ohio River along southern Indiana could become the first climate change-resilient riverside park designed in the Upper South and the Midwest, supporters say.The River Heritage Conservancy said its proposal for Origin Park is designed with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ 75-year flooding projections in mind.“This is a park that will not close in a flood – this is a park that will welcome you in a flood,” said Scott Martin, executive director of the nonprofit, which is leading the project.The proposed cost for the project across the river from Kentucky is $130 million, with money coming from public and private entities. The nonprofit has collected $10 million so far, the News and Tribune reported.

Source: MG News

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