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Metro Parks, Olmsted Parks Conservancy hosting final Hogan’s Fountain planning meeting

Thursday February 11, 2010

LOUISVILLE (February 11, 2010) – Metro Parks and the Olmsted Parks Conservancy will host the final public meeting to discuss future plans for the Hogan’s Fountain area of Cherokee Park on Thursday, February 18, at 7 p.m. The meeting will take place at the Highlands-Shelby Park branch library, located at 1250 Bardstown Road in the Mid City Mall.

Previous meetings included public input sessions to determine the strengths and shortcomings of the parks as they are now. A power-point presentation, concept plans and other renderings were presented at earlier meetings and are available for viewing on the project website. The results of recent user surveys are also posted online. This is the final chance for interested citizens to offer input on the master plan, although citizens who can’t attend the meeting will be able to take part in the planning process by visiting the project Web site, where they can offer online feedback.

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About the park:
Cherokee Park is one of Louisville’s Olmsted Parks, created by Frederick Law Olmsted, the father of American landscape architecture and designer of New York City’s Central Park. The 409-acre Cherokee Park, whose main entrance is located at Willow Aven