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IMPORTANT!! Proposed changes to Overton Park

According to the Overton Park Forever blog, the City of Memphis Engineering Division is planning to build a giant storm water detention basin in the Greensward. This is the grassy area between the Memphis College of Art and Rainbow Lake. The Greensward has been a park of and much used part of Overton Park since 1901. More information and images can be found on Overton Park Forever's blog. The Vollintine-Evergreen Community Association will host a public forum at their headquarters, 1680 Jackson Avenue, Wednesday March 11th at 6:30. Representatives of the City of Memphis will be on hand to answer questions.