Unity Park advocate Mary Duckett to be honored by Greenville Drive on 'Green Day'

Jul 09, 2019

Each summer, the Greenville Drive baseball organization selects a pioneer in the community to honor for its annual "Green Day" celebration, and this year will be one of the city's ground-level leaders. Mary Duckett, longtime community activist in the traditionally underprivileged Southernside neighborhood, will be honored, joining the likes of former Mayor Max Heller, former S.C. Gov. Dick Riley and environmentalist Tommy Wyche. (The Greenville News)

Greenville Drive’s Unity Park contribution to restore Mayberry Park

Jul 09, 2019

Greenville Drive owner Craig Brown and wife, Vicki, recently announced a contribution to Greenville’s Unity Park. The gift will help restore and preserve the Mayberry Park, which was built in 1927 for the African-American residents of the Southernside neighborhood. (Greenville Journal)

Unity Park offers a new vision for public-private partnerships thanks to a focus on affordable housing

Jul 09, 2019

What makes Unity Park truly unique, however, is another amenity that’s not usually associated with parks: affordable housing. It’s all part of the vision for Unity Park as a space that is truly and intentionally inclusive—a park that really is for everyone. To pull that off, the city is innovating a brand-new approach to the public-private partnership, and establishing new ways of engineering inclusivity into public projects. (Greenville Business Magazine)


Community Character Code community meetings

The public will have the opportunity to review the latest draft of the proposed Unity Park Neighborhood District Code during two drop-in style open house events scheduled for Monday, Sept. 16 and Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019. The meetings will be from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Greenville Water's Community Room, 517 W. Washington St.

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Michelin Corporate Foundation  
Michelin Green - $1,000,000

Craig & Vicki Brown  
Mayberry Field

Auro Hotels  
Auro Bridge - $500,000

Tower Observation Deck   - $500,000

Tower Plaza   - $500,000

Splash Playground   - $500,000

Walking Trails   - $500,000

SYNNEX Corporation  
SYNNEX Share the Magic Playground - $250,000

Welcome Center   - $250,000

Community Foundation   - $100,000

TD Charitable Foundation  
affordable housing grant - $50,000

Wayne Trotter  
land for affordable housing