One Tennis Court Resurfaced at Solo Gibbs Park, One Tennis Court Removed

| July 9, 2021 | 0 Comments

Improvements are beginning at Solo Gibbs Park in Sharp-Leadenhall as Baltimore City Recreation & Parks (BCRP) is investing in the tennis courts on the northern section of park. The northern tennis court has been resurfaced while the southern court has been removed and will become additional green space.

These are the first improvements to the tennis courts since they were renovated with money from former Baltimore Oriole Brady Anderson in the 1990s.

BCRP created a master plan for Solo Gibbs Park in 2010.

BCRP has solicited a proposal to produce Design Development Plans and Construction Documents for all of Phase I that was identified in the master plan. Phase I will focus on new gateway entrances, an expanded playground, a realigned Gwynns Falls Trail, court resurfacing, and improvements to the athletic field/open space.

Additional phases of the Solo Gibbs Master Plan aim to demolish Sharp-Leadenhall Elementary School to create more space for the athletic field and green space, demolish the existing recreation center, and build a new 16,000 sq. ft. recreation center.

BCRP estimates executing the entire master plan will cost $14,789,000.

Overhead shot courtesy of Google MapsĀ 

Renderings from Baltimore City Recreation and Parks (click to enlarge)

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