Archive | December, 2013
A Day of Merrymaking

2013: The Year in Review

2013 was Overton Park Conservancy’s second full year of work in the park, and there was never a dull moment. Here are some of our favorite memories from a banner year in the park. Rainbow Lake Playground is the new place to be. After months of anticipation, kids finally got their first chance to explore […]

Eric Bridges and Naomi Van Tol

Meet Our New Director of Operations

There’s a new person occupying the familiar bright yellow Overton Park Conservancy vest that you’ve gotten used to seeing in the park. And so we’ll say a fond farewell to the original Wearer of the Vest, Naomi Van Tol. This week is Naomi’s last as our Director of Operations and Capital Improvements. Naomi was on […]

Installing the Bike Gate tower

Building a Bike Gateway, Part 7

Missed our earlier installments?  Part 1 / Part 2 / Part 3 / Part 4 / Part 5 / Part 6 The first piece of Bike Gate is officially in the ground. This afternoon, crews from Wagner General Contractors and Tylur French’s Youngblood Studio are installing the two 13-foot steel towers that will form the bases for the Bike Gate sculpture.  The towers are […]

Overton Park membership gifts

Happy Giving Tuesday!

‘Tis the season to give thanks…and to simply give!  At Overton Park Conservancy, we know that we wouldn’t exist if not for the generous spirit of the Memphis community. You have embraced this park, and the effort to enhance it, in a way that’s truly inspiring. We’re thankful for you every day. To celebrate Giving […]