Uncertainty about the Hogs, the zoo's infrastructure needs stir call for a Little Rock Central Park. In the heart of Little Rock is a 200-acre park that separates two very different neighborhoods: the poorer Forest Hills neighborhood on its south and the well-to-do Hillcrest neighborhood on its north. For years, the city was satisfied with the arrangement of the park, with its War Memorial Stadium, a 90-acre golf course, a 33-acre zoo, Ray Winder Field, fitness center and pools and a playground. But in 2007, with the Arkansas Travelers moving to Dickey Stephens Park in North Little Rock and plans for a children's library south of the interstate on Jonesboro Drive, there was a move to rethink War Memorial....
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A stadium. A park. A plan? War Memorial