The first phase of the Perry Art Park is complete thanks to the support of many groups, businesses and individuals.
Press Release – Perry Neighborhood Park-1 (1)
Friends of Perry Park leaders Juliee Beyt and Jessica Winslow hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony on January 15th to introduce the new Perry Art Park, thank all those involved and begin discussion of phase two of the project.
Juliee Beyt (left), City Council District 10 Member Sheri Gallo (center) and Jessica Winslow (right).
Sheri Gallo delivered a proclamation from the City of Austin recognizing the work of Friends of Perry Park, Austin Parks and Recreation Department, The Contemporary Austin and the Austin Parks Foundation. Sheri Gallo grew up in the Highland Park neighborhood and her great-grandfather, Edgar H. Perry, donated the land that is now Perry Park.
Thanks go out to the many following supporters:
Parks and Recreation Department
The Contemporary Austin – Laguna Gloria
The community – Sponsorships by Individuals/Families
The community – Sponsorships by Businesses
Austin Parks Foundation – for a generous Austin City Limits Grant
Highland Park Elementary / PTA
Highland Park West Balcones Area Neighborhood Association
And many thanks go out to the volunteers who helped plan, organize, and fundraise for the Perry Art Park along with those who helped build out the plaza.