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PARK HIGHLIGHTS FOR FALL/WINTER 2021 PROGRAM BROCHURE

                                                                      City of Roswell boasts award-winning parks, community centers and more! This year we were able to
                                                                      make improvements to the places everyone knows and loves. Check out some of the great
                                                                      accomplishments that our Recreation, Parks, Historic and Cultural Affairs team achieved this year!

                                                                        1.  Art Center East: Art Center East is home to a variety of amenities and we have been working
                                                                 PARK HIGHLIGHTS
                                                                          hard to improve those! This project was over 2 years in the making and it completely
                                                                          transformed the exterior landscape of the building. Landscape in front of the building was
                                                                          completely renovated and a trail was added to help improve connectivity to the park. There
                                                                          were a total of 3,194 total plants installed, encompassing 74 different varieties of plants, and
                                                                          of those 74 varieties, 50% of the plants are native the GA. There was also approximately
                                                                          38,000 sq. ft. of turfgrass planted.
        We’ve been busy!                     ART CENTER EAST
                                             East Roswell Park, 9100 Fouts Road
        The City of Roswell boasts           Art Center East is home to a variety of ameni-
        award-winning parks, community       ties and we have been working hard to improve
        centers and more! This year we were   those! This project was over 2 years in the mak-
        able to make improvements to the       ing and it completely transformed the exterior
          places everyone knows and loves.     landscape of the building. Landscape in front

          Check out some of the great ac-      of the building was completely renovated and a
      3.  Big Creek Boardwalk Improvements: Multiple sections of the boardwalk were completely
                                             trail was added to help improve connectivity to
                                          2.  Visual Arts Center Improvements: This has been a multi-part improvement to the building. First,
        complishments that our Recreation,
        rebuilt (new support posts, headers, joists, handrails, decking) to ensure a safe travel way on the
                                             the flooring in the main lobby and hallway was refinished, going from carpet squares to LVT
                                             the park. There were a total of 3,194 total plants
        Parks, Historic and Cultural Affairs
        boardwalk. Big Creek Parks boasts biking, walking and running areas so everyone who visits can
        enjoy the serenity of nature while being in Roswell!   (Luxury Vinyl Tile). Second, both decks on the backside of the building were rebuilt, using
                                             installed, encompassing 74 different varieties
          team achieved this year!           composite decking. The footprint of the decks remained the same, but the decking, stairs,
                                             of plants, and of those 74 varieties, 50% of the
                                             handrails, etc. were all replaced. Third, the exterior of building was pressure washed, had any
                                             plants are native to Georgia. There was also ap-
                                             rotted pieces (siding, window and building trim, etc.) replaced, and the entire exterior was
                                             painted.
                                             proximately 38,000 sq. ft. of turfgrass planted.


                                                                          Art Center East at East Roswell Park, 9100 Fouts Road Roswell, GA 30076








        BIG CREEK BOARDWALK
        Big Creek Park,
        1600 Old Alabama Road                VISUAL ARTS CENTER

                                             Roswell Area Park, 10495 Woodstock Road
          Multiple sections of the boardwalk

        were completely rebuilt (new sup-
        Big Creek Park, 1600 Old Alabama Road, Roswell, GA 30075   This has been a multi-part improvement to the building. First, the flooring in the

          port posts, headers, joists, handrails,   main lobby and hallway was refinished, going from carpet squares to LVT (Lux-

        decking) to ensure a safe travel way on   ury Vinyl Tile). Second, both decks on the backside of the building were rebuilt,
                                                   4.  Mimosa Hall Certificate of Occupancy: This project aims to make improvements to Roswell’s
        the boardwalk. Big Creek Parks boasts     using composite decking. The footprint of the decks remained the same, but the
                                                       newest historic home. Most importantly, the project will bring the home up to code and ADA
        biking, walking and running areas so   Visual Arts Center at Roswell Area Park
                                             decking, stairs, handrails, etc. were all replaced. Third, the exterior of building was
                                             10495 Woodstock Road
                                                       compliance, so it can be used as an event facility in the future. Some of the improvements
        everyone who visits can enjoy the se-  Roswell, GA 30075
                                             pressure washed, had any rotted pieces (siding, window and building trim, etc.)
                                                       include: new restrooms, updated fire alarm system, new flooring in parts of the facility, a man
        renity of nature while being in Roswell!    replaced, and the entire exterior was painted.
                                                       lift to allow people with disabilities into the facility. Mimosa Hall is not open to the public as of
                                                       2021, but an opening will be announced soon.
        MIMOSA HALL

        This project aims to make improvements to

        Roswell’s newest historic home. Most important-

        ly, the project will bring the home up to code and

        ADA compliance, so it can be used as an e  vent
        facility in the future. Some of the improvements
        include: new restrooms, updated fire alarm sys-
        tem, new flooring in parts of the facility, a man lift
        to allow people with disabilities into the facility.
        Mimosa Hall is not open to the public as of 2021,
        but an opening will be announced soon.
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                                                NOT CURRENTLY OPEN TO THE PUBLIC:

                                                Mimosa Hall and Gardens, 127 Bulloch Avenue, Roswell, GA 30075
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