Friday, May 2, 2014

PHOTOS: Huntington Park reopens to the public

Posted By on Fri, May 2, 2014 at 5:23 PM

After being closed for renovations since last July, Huntington Park and the new plaza near City Hall opened to the public today. Following a dedication attended by a hundreds, onlookers gazed at the high flowing Spokane Falls, listened to drummers from the Spokane Tribe, and looked at newly installed statues. One family decided the warm day was perfect for a picnic.
click to enlarge People wander around Huntington Park. - YOUNG KWAK
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  • People wander around Huntington Park.

click to enlarge People gather to watch a speaker during the dedication. - YOUNG KWAK
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  • People gather to watch a speaker during the dedication.

click to enlarge Spokane tribal elder Pat Moses speaks during the dedication. - YOUNG KWAK
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  • Spokane tribal elder Pat Moses speaks during the dedication.

click to enlarge Avista CEO Scott Morris speaks during the dedication. - YOUNG KWAK
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  • Avista CEO Scott Morris speaks during the dedication.

click to enlarge People gather to watch a speaker during the dedication. - YOUNG KWAK
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  • People gather to watch a speaker during the dedication.

click to enlarge City of Spokane Mayor David Condon speaks during the dedication. - YOUNG KWAK
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  • City of Spokane Mayor David Condon speaks during the dedication.

click to enlarge Spokane Tribe Chairman Rudy Peone speaks during the dedication. - YOUNG KWAK
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  • Spokane Tribe Chairman Rudy Peone speaks during the dedication.

click to enlarge Spokane tribal members (left to right) Robert Corral, Paul Corral, Gabby Corral, Lucille Mathias and Leona Stanger play a drum. - YOUNG KWAK
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  • Spokane tribal members (left to right) Robert Corral, Paul Corral, Gabby Corral, Lucille Mathias and Leona Stanger play a drum.

click to enlarge Three-year-old Ava Werner, left, watches the Spokane Falls, while being held by her grandmother Marlys McDermott, center, as her grandfather Mike looks on. - YOUNG KWAK
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  • Three-year-old Ava Werner, left, watches the Spokane Falls, while being held by her grandmother Marlys McDermott, center, as her grandfather Mike looks on.

click to enlarge Terran McCabe, right, her husband Jesse, second from the right, and their 2-year-old daughters Devon, left, and Fredi have a picnic. - YOUNG KWAK
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  • Terran McCabe, right, her husband Jesse, second from the right, and their 2-year-old daughters Devon, left, and Fredi have a picnic.

click to enlarge Deb Soccumtickem takes a photo of Huntington Park. - YOUNG KWAK
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  • Deb Soccumtickem takes a photo of Huntington Park.

click to enlarge Rachel Leibrant, left, and Mary Berry look towards Huntington Park. - YOUNG KWAK
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  • Rachel Leibrant, left, and Mary Berry look towards Huntington Park.

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