League Park closes Feb. 5 for upgrades

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(Courtesy city of League City)

(Courtesy city of League City)

League City's historic League Park at 512 Second St. will close to the public Feb. 5 as crews work to give the area several upgrades.

According to a city news release, the revitalization will include creating an improved open design and lawn area, which will be used to host events.

Crews will replace the park's paved areas in a more user-friendly layout. Crews will also install additional landscape beds along the park's perimeters to accent the park's tree canopy, the release reads.

New decorative light poles will be installed, as will lights suspended from structural cables that will hang over a large paved section in the middle of the park.

The improvements are not limited to aesthetics. Drainage work will include tying the park into the existing storm sewer on Park Avenue and installing a storm sewer along Railroad Avenue and Coryell Street, per the release.


Construction will be complete by November, which is just in time for League City's Holiday in the Park celebration traditionally held in League Park. Until construction ends, the park will be fenced off to residents, but once it reopens, the park will host everything from community concerts to farmers markets to festivals, the release reads.
By Jake Magee
Jake Magee has been a print journalist for several years, covering numerous beats including city government, education, business and more. Starting off at a daily newspaper in southern Wisconsin, Magee covered two small cities before being promoted to covering city government in the heart of newspaper's coverage area. He moved to Houston in mid-2018 to be the editor for and launch the Bay Area edition of Community Impact Newspaper.

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