SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The city of San Diego received a $2.8 million grant from the state to complete Home Avenue Neighborhood Park in City Heights, it was announced Wednesday.
The six-acre park will have a children's play area, off-leash dog zone, basketball court, lawns and restrooms, according to the offices of City Council members Todd Gloria and Tony Young.
The project will also include the restoration of Auburn Creek.
Home Avenue Park was one of 62 parks statewide selected to receive funding through Proposition 84, which was approved by voters in 2006 to fund clean water, parks and coastal protection.
The city has 24-30 months to complete the park.
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