Dunwoody looking for name for new park

The Dunwoody Farmhouse, also known as the Cheek-Spruill Farmhouse, in Dunwoody, Ga., as seen on May 9, 2015. (Photo by Todd DeFeo)

The City of Dunwoody is looking for a name the city’s newest park at Pernoshal Court and has launched a contest.

The “Name Your Park” contest begins Aug. 5 and runs through Sept. 30. Interested residents can participate in the contest by registering at www.connectdunwoody.com.

The five potential park name selections are Pernoshal Park, Hightower Trail Park, Muskogee Park, Old Buck Park and Magnolia Park. Or, users can write-in a name for consideration.

The new Pernoshal Court park will be approximately five acres and the largest newly-built park created since the city incorporated. In addition to the multi-use trail, the park will have a centralized pavilion/restroom facility, 162 parking spaces for park and trail users, passive and active open areas/fields for sports, and basketball courts with a pickle ball court overlay.

The park construction is expected to be complete by the end of 2015. The winning name will be announced on Dec. 14 during a City Council meeting.

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