CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Romare Bearden Park in Uptown Charlotte is now officially open.
The ribbon was cut at the entrance to the park near the corner of Third and Church on Friday afternoon.
This weekend, the park will be filled with sounds of live music and outdoor celebrations. It celebrates Charlotte's best known artist which has several elements that appeal to the eyes.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — In the heart of uptown Charlotte, about a hundred construction workers are putting the finishing touches on the region's first urban uptown park.
“It's going to have a significant impact, and it's going to change the face of how we address our recreation and social needs in this region,” said W. Lee Jones of the Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Department.