Transforming a vacant lot into a new 1-acre park for the community to enjoy.
Each year the National Recreation and Parks Association (NRPA), as part of their Parks Build Community initiative, conducts a complete park makeover within the city. Thousands of parks and recreation professionals converged on St. Louis for the industry’s largest event, unveiling a new park. Trojan Park is the first time that NRPA constructed a new park from scratch.
The process of designing the final section of the St. Vincent Greenway, Lamar Johnson Collaborative along with Great Rivers Greenway and Beyond Housing, designed the new Trojan Park. The new park brings the community together, improves overall health and fitness, and provides a safe place for the children of Wellston to play.