Long Hollow Park

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Long Hollow Park
The gateway and fountain of Long Hollow Park
The gateway and fountain of Long Hollow Park
Size 0.8 acres
Operated by City of Pensacola
Opened 2001
Location Guillemard Street, between DeSoto and Gonzalez Streets
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Long Hollow Park is a public park located on Guillemard Street in the Long Hollow neighborhood of Pensacola. The park was the dream of the Long Hollow Neighborhood Association members, who in 2000 began investigating the possibility of turning a one-block vacant lot, owned by the City and used for overflow parking, into a park where neighborhood children could play. After several community meetings, a park plan was developed and presented to the City Council in spring of 2001, which voted to create the park in July 2001. Funding obtained through the Pensacola Community Incentive Program, Front Porch Pensacola and the Youth Development Task Force was used to purchase playground equipment, signage, landscaping and irrigation, a drinking fountain, benches, and sidewalks. The park is also home to an extensive collection of outdoor artwork.

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