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Baby Pope Park

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By: admin   /   Jun 05, 2012   /   News   /   No Comments

Funding Award for Restoring BABY POPE PARK (POPE PARK NORTH) Pope Hartford Designated Fund has been awarded a grant of $200,000 from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving towards the work to restore Baby Pope Park. These funds will be partnered with a commitment from the city of Hartford for this project. PHDF is now …

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Pope Park | Master Plan

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By: admin   /   Apr 30, 2012   /   News   /   No Comments

Although the integrity of the Olmsted plan is still evident in the Pope Park of today, many elements integral to the original design have disappeared. Updates for modern uses have violated some of the basic design elements. Intrusions by roads, increased volume of vehicular traffic and a lack of formal parking spaces has degraded the …

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New Sculpture Installed in Pope Park

New Sculpture
By: admin   /   May 13, 2009   /   News   /   No Comments

A wonderful new sculpture for Hartford was installed Friday, May 15, in Pope Park thanks to a creative partnership among the Greater Hartford Arts Council, the Friends of Pope Park, and the Pope Hartford Designated Fund. The kinetic sculpture designed by well known sculptor Tim Prentice is designed to celebrate the work of Colonel Albert …

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Phase Two Completion: ‘Pope Park Comes Together!’ Celebrated

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By: admin   /   Sep 13, 2007   /   News   /   No Comments

A perfect summer day full of color, added to enthusiasm at the community celebration for the completion of Phase Two of the Master Plan on Saturday, September 8, 2007. A key component of the plan was the removal of Pope Park Drive and the bringing together of the park for the first time in over …

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Announcements

The Friends of Pope Park meet monthly on the second Tuesday of the month at 6p.m. at the Pope Park Recreation Center. All are welcome to attend. For more information about the Friends you can contact David Morin, President, at volunteer@popepark.org
or 860-830-5292.

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