Last month, I walked around the new 16 Park development. These apartments have replaced Caravelle Commons, which by most accounts has been a positive change for the neighborhood.Â Here is the aerial photo of the property that has been affected, taken in spring of 2011:
I found it interesting that they use the same lights from the Cultural Trail to illuminate the rooftop deck:
This last building farthest to the north has a curved frontage.Â It is probably in a more finished state today.
I also walked a block to the north to this city’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial.Â I find this sculpture of Dr. King and Robert Kennedy to be intriguing.
There’s a plaque of the speech that Mr. Kennedy gave the night of Dr. King’s death, which has to be one of the greatest speeches in the 20th century:
Finally, across from the 16 Park development, there is an old school that is being renovated.Â I’m not sure of the purpose, but it appears to be for a non-profit organization.Â Please mention in the comments if you are aware of this development: