Park key in Springdale master plan

Posted: January 1, 2018 at 1:01 a.m.

A large tree stands Thursday in Luther George Grove Street Park in downtown Springdale. The city received a $642,638 grant from the Walton Family Foundation meant to begin implementation of the city's Downtown Master Plan and help fund improvements at nearby Luther George Grove Street Park.

Editor's note: This is the third in a four-part series on plans made by the 2017 recipients of grants from the Walton Family Foundation's Northwest Arkansas Design Excellence Program.

Northwest Arkansas Design Excellence Program

The Design Excellence Program provides financial support to entities such as school districts; county, state or local governments; and nonprofit organizations that intend to develop spaces for public purposes. Money is earmarked for all phases of design work.

The Walton Family Foundation awarded $3.6 million to projects in the area’s four largest cities.

Source: Walton Family Foundation

Workers construct islands along Emma Avenue on Thursday in downtown Springdale. The city received a $642,638 grant from the Walton Family Foundation m...

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