Thursday, November 08, 2007

Edwin Watts Southwind Park Update Nov 8, 2007

Edwin Watts Southwind Park Update

Nov 8, 2007

There are a couple signs along 2nd street updating us on the progress of the park.
The above sign is down the street from the church.

Below is the sign at Toronto Road and S. 2nd which points to the direction of the park.
You can click on a photo for a larger view.

The creation of 3 miles of sidewalks is scheduled to begin on Saturday.

The park should be ready to use next Fall.

Aerial views of the progress of the park are available at:

Visit the Springfield Parks website for videos, photos and updates regarding Southwind Park.

(Hint: Click on the "Southwind Park Project" link in the top left hand side of the website.)

Southwind Park Video Gallery

Printable Brochure


Edwin Watts Southwind Park update May 20, 2007

Edwin Watts Southwind Park update March 2007

Edwin Watts Southwind Park plans Dec 4, 2006


SJ-R articles regarding Edwin Watts Southwind Park

YMCA won’t build at new park
Southwind's developers still plan to open in 2009
Published Friday, March 28, 2008

SJ-R.COM - Park board: Pavilion to be energy model

Published Friday, August 03, 2007

In addition to accommodating people with special needs, the future pavilion at Springfield’s Southwind Park is being heralded as a national model when it comes to environmental sustainability.

Plans for the building include geothermal heating and cooling, solar panels, wind turbines and the use of recycled construction materials wherever possible.

Supporters of the project say the pavilion will have lower utility costs, and they maintain it can be built within the existing budget.

Read entire article at:


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