Other Projects

Below is summary of some key projects SPAN is working on with the city or the SouthPark Coalition.

  • SouthPark Municipal District. APPROVED 4.22

  • Hazelton Dr. Public Art Grant

    • SPAN received a $6,000 grant from city for placemaking mural on Hazelton Dr.
    • Sharon Towers has started construction on a .5 acre part adjacent to their  facility.
    • SouthPark Magazine Story
  • Little Sugar Creek Greenway
    • Renovation of Marion Diehl Rec Center. COMPLETED
    • Renovations at Huntingtowne Farms Park. COMPLETED
    • The greenway segment (from 485 to Polk Historic Site). COMPLETED
    • The greenway segment (Brandywine to Tyvola Road). UNDER CONSTRUCTION
    • The Briar Creek/Little Hope Connector Greenway segment ( that will wind through Marion Diehl Park, connect with Little Sugar Creek Greenway, then move upstream along Briar Creek, under Park Road, and end at Manning Drive) is in design phase..
  • Park Rd. Park Improvements.
    • Construction on a new Indoor Pavilion at Park Rd. Park will start Spring 2022 with a total budget of $2.8 million.
    • SPAN is working with Commissioner Meier better connect the park to the SouthPark Loop and pending backlot trail as well as improve water quality and infrastructure around the pond.
  • 2040 Comprehensive Plan Update and Unified Development Ordinance
    • The city has approved the 2040 comprehensive plan. See link to review document.
    • The city has approved UDO. See link to review document. This document along with comp plan will guide redevelopment in the SouthPark area.