Project Scion is under way at the corner of Dewey and Ravine avenues. The vacant lot will soon be transformed into a park that will have a small lending library.
Zaretsky and Associations and Waterford Tilling are donating materials and coordinating the effort. Volunteers and neighborhood residents are installing the park, which will function as a town square, garden and play area. It will be called "The Gateway."
The group is leasing the land from the city for $1.
Project Scion tackled another lot last summer at Jay and Child streets. It is called "The Orchard."
The organizers were guests on News 8 First at 4. You can see their interview in the link above.
Here is a link to the Project Scion website.
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