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City seeks input on Zilker Park improvements

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 by Nora Ankrum

The Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a public meeting tonight regarding improvement projects at Zilker Park. The department is seeking feedback on improvements to a variety of park facilities, including the Bathhouse, the Barton Creek Trailhead, the Beverly S. Sheffield Zilker Hillside Theater, the Eliza Spring, Zilker Cafe, the Zilker Zephyr miniature train, the Zilker playscape, the Caretaker’s Cottage and the Pecan Grove Picnic Area. According to an announcement from the city, “The project goals strive to improve user experience by providing enhanced pedestrian experiences and connectivity, improved signage for pedestrians and vehicular circulation, enhanced parking opportunities and upgrades to existing park amenities.” The meeting will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. at Zilker Botanical Gardens. Those who can’t make it are welcome to submit feedback through an online survey, which will be available until 4 p.m. on Oct. 30.

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