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Quarry Metro Park scaling mountain to completion

Quarry Metro Park scaling mountain to completion

614now Staff

The initial stages of Columbus’ newest metro park are all wrapped up—it’s actually happening, people!

Columbus Metro Parks and Wagenbrenner Development closed this week on the first phases of purchasing the former Marble Cliff Quarry property to be transformed into our 20th metro park, Keep it on the QT.

In a release, Metro Parks and Wagenbrenner shared in their amazement of the positive response from the community, giving them momentum to keep forging ahead. Tree clearing is underway to prepare for the grading and capping of the former landfill. They warn the site is an active construction zone so trespassers are definitely not welcomed.

“Our 20th park will continue a more than 70-year-long commitment of providing connections for Central Ohioans of all ages and abilities to the life-enhancing benefits of nature and the outdoors,” said Tim Moloney, Metro Parks Executive Director.

Mark Wagenbrenner, President of Wagenbrenner Development added, “This is going to be something special and unlike anything our city  has seen. It’s going to take time, but this closing allows us to take our vision and make it a reality!”

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