Malcolm Martin Park
Project overview
YEAR: 1979 CLIENT: Community Group led by Pete Drew LOCATION: 2247 Western Avenue, Knoxville, TN VOLUNTEER(S):

ETCDC developed improvement plans for this large park near the Mechanicsville, Lonsdale, and Beaumont communities.

The concept site plan included the Ed Cothran Pool and community gardens.

A citizen driven effort led by Pete Drew (later State Representative for district 15) the ETCDC developed improvement plans for this large park near the Mechanicsville, Lonsdale, Beaumont community center (now the L. T. Ross building). These plans would lead continued development of the park, which now has a pool and community gardens. Malcom Martin Park is a recreational park … Read More

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A citizen driven effort led by Pete Drew (later State Representative for district 15) the ETCDC developed improvement plans for this large park near the Mechanicsville, Lonsdale, Beaumont community center (now the L. T. Ross building). These plans would lead continued development of the park, which now has a pool and community gardens.

Malcom Martin Park is a recreational park featuring a softball field, two tennis courts, and an outdoor basketball court. In the summer months, the Ed Cothran Pool is in full swing with a concession stand, picnic shelters, and restrooms. The Malcom Martin Greenway winds around a playground and shelter in the eastern section of the park.

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