The water feature at the 1026 Roanoke Avenue urban green space has been installed and the city’s public works department is working on tweaks to the system which allows the water to fall down metal screening and into a tank.
Thursday’s Arts on the Avenue will showcase the work of some 20 artists, photographers, singers and musicians as well as give the public a view of the 1026 Roanoke Avenue green space.
The opening of the green space at 1026 Roanoke Avenue will coincide with the Halifax County Arts Council’s Arts on the Avenue annual event in May.
Murals to be placed at the urban green space at 1026 Roanoke Avenue will pay tribute to the city’s rail, river and textile history.
The public will have a chance to give its input on three potential streetscape concepts for Roanoke Avenue at an upcoming workshop this month.
With the demolition of 1026 Roanoke Avenue now completed, there remains grading to be done before undertaking an urban green space project.
Demolition of 1026 Roanoke Avenue began today with future hopes of turning the green space left behind into a small venue site.
With demolition slated in June, ideas are being formulated on what to do with the green space left in the aftermath of the razing of 1026 Roanoke Avenue.