Where in the world did they come up with a hideous name like Tan Yard park??? What does it mean? We are going to tan the yard or something? makes no sense. I say go with Riverside or Riverwalk Sports Complex.
I suggest you...Name it Da Hood aight!
"The Haves New Park". The concept for The Have-Nots Park has not been fully destroyed yet nor have astronomical rip-offs been determined, therefore not ready to dump onto the unsuspecting public yet.
They are the ones who wanted it in that swamp!
Tan Yard Park is unique to Columbus and simple. The designers who came up with the name are proffesionals and know the meaning of the right name for a city landmark. I think you do want people to ask about the name. How many cities have a Rivierside Park? That's too generic. Riverside Park could be in 75% of the cities in the U.S. No way in hades do any of our public officials deserve a legacy like this either.
Celebrating our inability to agree amongst ourselves.
first choice; RIVERSIDE PARK...
or Riverwalk Park since it's near the Riverwalk.
Lets get back to our roots here!
The park beside the riverside walk
two million dollar park
From Rufus Ward's recent Dispatch column: What is now commonly referred to as the Hitch Lot or Burns Bottom is the location of the earliest known industrial site in Columbus. The original United States Survey of 1823, which includes Columbus, calls Moore’s Creek the “Tan Yard Branch” and shows a farm or improved area south of the creek about where the park is being developed and north of Military Street (now Second Avenue ...more »