Photo (right): Architectural rendering of the new Heritage Park entertainment stage building.
Redevelopment of Heritage Park begins May 26. Residents will see safety fencing spring up, and then demolition work and relocation of amenities will occur. Construction on the $6.5 million project is estimated to be completed in the fall of 2021, weather permitting.
The project will relocate and renovate the existing train depot, original city library, water tower and caboose rail car, as well as adding lighting and walking paths. The completed Heritage Park also will provide a new entertainment stage building and gazebo. The entertainment facility will include a permanent sound system with stage lighting and a large video screen for movie showings and performance visual graphics.
The redeveloped Heritage Park will highlight Irving’s historical features, including: