On October 10, Downtown Kannapolis celebrated the grand re-opening of West Avenue and the opening of the new linear park and streetscape.

"West Avenue has been transformed into a beautiful tree lined street, which will accommodate live music, open air dining, walking, running, putt-putt lawn , and other greenspaces perfect for reading, classes for exercise or other special events. The new streetscape also has fountains, public restrooms, swings, public art and murals" (kannapolisnc.gov).

(Image Credit: City of Kannapolis)