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National Register Nomination Presentation

The Raleigh Historic Development Commission and the Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department have hired Hanbury Preservation Consulting to research and assemble an application to the National Park Service for John Chavis Memorial Park to be considered for the National Register of Historic Places.

Mary Ruffin Hanbury made presentation on the National Register nomination for John Chavis Memorial Park on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. at John Chavis Community Center (505 MLK Jr. Blvd, Raleigh, 27601).

Please click here to download a copy of the presentation.

City Council Approves Revised Master Plan!!

On May 20, the Raleigh City Council approved the revised master plan for John Chavis Memorial Park! Read more here. Download a copy of the plan here.

The revised master plan reflects the dedication and hard work of the Public Leadership Group. This effort came out of the passion and commitment of the community to John Chavis Memorial Park, specifically the members of the Central CAC and South Park-East Raleigh Neighborhood Association that have long advocated for improvements to JCMP.

A copy of the City Council presentation can be downloaded here.

Revised Master Plan Presentation

On March 20, the Chavis Park Community Conversation Public Leadership Group gave a presentation to the Parks, Recreation and Greenway Advisory Board (PRGAB)on the Revised Master Plan for John Chavis Memorial Park. During the April 17th meeting, the PRGAG recommended that City Council adopt the Revised Master Plan.

To learn more about upcoming presentations and to review the revised master plan, please click here!