Brackenridge Park Master Plan Approved Ahead of Park Summit

By: Iris Dimmick

Posted on: March 02, 2017

Photo by: Corey Leamon / Rivard Report

City Council unanimously approved the Brackenridge Park Master Plan on Thursday, closing a more than two-year endeavor to produce the document.

But work on and conversations about the park are far from over, the City’s Director of Parks and Recreation Department Xavier Urrutia told City Council.

“It’s not the end,” Urrutia said. “It’s the beginning.”

There is no final price tag for the projects and scope of work outlined in the plan, he said, but the biggest project, the restoration of the Catalpa-Pershing Channel, will cost “in the tens of millions of dollars.”

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