Charjean Park, located between I-40 and the 2600 block of Ketchum Road of Memphis, Tennessee, is undergoing major renovations including installation of a series of placemaking features within the overall park design.
On Monday, February 3, 2014, the Charjean Park groundbreaking took place. Mayor Wharton and District 4 Councilwoman Wanda Halbert presided over the ceremony. Artist Abbey Silver designed several features for the new park, including an archway, several mosaic seating elements and medallions inlaid in the ground.
The UrbanArt Commission is the non-profit that administers the City of Memphis Public Art Program. UrbanArt’s mission is to enhance the cultural vibrancy of the community through public art.