Highland Mall's new life as a parkHighland Mall's new life as a parkhttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=173782017-08-10T05:00:00Z2017-08-10T20:30:00Z

​​AUSTIN – A patch of asphalt on the southern edge of the former Highland Mall site in Central Austin will soon be remade into a lush two-acre public park.

Entrance to the old highland mall awaits demolitionWork on the park is now underway near the former Dillard’s women’s store and is expected to be completed fall 2017. ​

The park will be accessible from both Airport Blvd. and Clayton Ln.​

Plans call for the two-acre park to be heavily landscaped. 

When the entire property is fully redeveloped, about 1,000 trees will have been added to the former mall site.

Amenities at the park will include benches, a play lawn, a fitness station and space for community gardens.
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