By: KDKA-TV News Staff
HOMEWOOD (KDKA) — A Pittsburgh park has received a major makeover.READ MORE: Police: Man Falsely Reports His Vehicle As Stolen, Googles 'How To Set Your Car On Fire And Make It Look Like An Accident'
There is a new playground and improved sidewalks at Baxter Parklet in Homewood.
Those improvements cost about $300,000.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership Paying Struggling Restaurants To Provide For Food Insecure Communities
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: US Attorney Scott Brady Announces Resignation
According to the Parks Conservancy, of the 165 parks within the city, Baxter Parklet was most in need of an upgrade.