A new petition has been kicked off to build a stage at St. James Park that would host 50 free live-music events each year. This would help revitalize the park, bring more people Downtown, and increase entertainment options for those that already live and/or work Downtown. The cost also seems quite reasonable for the amount of benefit it would add to one of our key parks.
To learn more about this proposal and sign the petition, click here.
Levitt Pavillion is a foundation that focuses on transforming urban
public spaces that are blighted into thriving Destination Centers
through High Quality FREE music and entertainment events held all year
long. The Levitt Foundation has already expressed a sincere, written
interest in adding a Levitt Pavillion in St. James Park and even intends
to provide a healthy initial contribution of $500,000 with ongoing
support and Funding every year, FOR THE LIFE of the Park. The Levitt
Model has already been proven in six other Major markets and radically
transformed areas known for high crime activity to safe, fun, exciting
family oriented environments. The Levitt Model has also had a huge,
positive economic impact in the markets that they reside in, filling
vacant retail spaces, enhancing open park spaces, and attracting new