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Situated between the Central Area and Capitol Hill, the 7,332 square-foot park is considered part of both communities. This is a woonerf designed park which provides pedestrians and cyclists priority on the street. This technique of shared spaces, traffic calming, and low speed limits contributes to improved pedestrian, bicycle, and automobile safety

The artistic sculptural canopy structure called "Cloud Veil" that hovers over a rounded "pillow" and the wavy concrete paving design grew out of a collaboration with Hewitt Architects, artist Ellen Sollod and the community. The park's unique design also includes rain gardens to extend the feeling of open space for the entire block on E. James Court, a single east-bound lane.

Completed Project

Situated between the Central Area and Capitol Hill, the 7,332 square-foot park is considered part of both communities. The park space will be used to strengthen community ties through programming local events and offering a great gathering place. The artistic sculptural canopy structure called "Cloud Veil" that hovers over a rounded "pillow" and the wavy concrete paving design grew out of the Hewitt and Sollod collaboration. Several other smaller pillows for seating are sprinkled through the space. The park's unique design also includes rain gardens to extend the feeling of open space for the entire block on E. James Court, a single east-bound lane. This project is community-initiated with both the purchase of the parcel and the development of the park receiving different park levy Opportunity Fund awards.