By: KDKA-TV News Staff
HOMEWOOD (KDKA) — A Pittsburgh park has received a major makeover.READ MORE: Pennsylvania Department Of Health Warning Of Increase In Ticks This Summer
There is a new playground and improved sidewalks at Baxter Parklet in Homewood.
Those improvements cost about $300,000.READ MORE: McCormick And Company Issues Recall Of 3 Seasonings Due To Possible Salmonella Risk
On Friday morning, officials unveiled the new features with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
“This new park, the new sidewalks, the new investment, the new housing, all the things that we’re doing are to improve the quality of life for these families,” Pittsburgh Council Ricky Burgess said.MORE NEWS: Closing Arguments Held In Opioid Lawsuit In West Virginia
According to the Parks Conservancy, of the 165 parks within the city, Baxter Parklet was most in need of an upgrade.