CAROLINA WREN PARK, Anderson, SC

Main Entrance Marker into Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC
Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC - Wren Pavilion View
View down main walkway towards Waterwall - Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC
View of park from between two E. Whitney St entrances - Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC
View of SE park entrance on E. Whitney St. - Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC
Walkway between amphitheater and patio seating - Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC
View across park from middle of walkway - Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC
View of amphitheater from right rear corner - Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC
Rear overlook area - Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC
Viewed of Carolina Wren Park from rear public parking lot.
View from left rear corner of amphitheater - Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC
View across park from Pavilion landing - Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC
View towards Waterwall from Pavilion side landing - Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC
New Whitner St. easier access entranceway - Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC
October addition of hand rails, and easier access walkway - Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC
Open air cafe seating area - Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC
Whitner St. view of evening lighting - Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC
Park lighting as viewed from the Pavilion patio - Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC
View of night lighing from rear overlook area - Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC
First Block Part in Carolina Wren Park held 10/24/13 featuring the
Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC - Block Party rear overlook area include food/beverage vendors
Block Party and events in Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC can accommodate a large audiences
Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC includes an entertaining colorful water-wall/water-jets

Main Entrance Marker into Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC - all of following walk around views are from the steet level.

Wren Pavilion - Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC

View down main walkway towards Waterwall - Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC

View of park from between two E. Whitney St entrances - Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC

View of SE park entrance on E. Whitney St. - Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC

Walkway between amphitheater and patio seating - Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC

View across park from middle of walkway - Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC

View of amphitheater from right rear corner - Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC

Rear overlook area - Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC

Viewed of Carolina Wren Park from rear public parking lot.

View from left rear corner of amphitheater - Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC

View across park from Pavilion landing - Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC

View towards Waterwall from Pavilion side landing - Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC

New Whitner St. easier access entranceway - Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC

October addition of hand rails, and easier access walkway - Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC

Open air cafe seating area - Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC

Whitner St. view of evening lighting - Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC

Park lighting as viewed from Wren Pavalion patio - Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC

View of night lighing from rear overlook area - Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC

First Block Part in Carolina Wren Park held 10/24/13 featuring the "True Blues."

Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC - Block Party rear overlook area include food/beverage vendors

Block Party and events in Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC can accommodate a large audiences

Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC includes an entertaining colorful water-wall/water-jets

Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC - Main Entrance Marker thumbnail
Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC - Pavilion View thumbnail
Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC-View down main walkway towards Waterwall thumbnail
Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC - View of park from between two E. Whitney St entrances thumbnail
Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC - View of SE park entrance on E. Whitney St. thumbnail
Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC - Walkway between amphitheater and patio seating thumbnail
Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC - view across park from middle of walkway thumbnail
Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC - View of amphitheater from right rear corner. thumbnail
Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC - rear overlook area. thumbnail
Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC - as viewed from rear public parking area thumbnail
Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC - view from left rear corner of amphitheater. thumbnail
Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC - View across park from Pavilion landing. thumbnail
Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC - View towards Waterwall from Pavilion side landing. thumbnail
Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC - New Whitner St. easier access entranceway thumbnail
Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC - October Modifications thumbnail
Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC - open air cafe seating area thumbnail
Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC - Evening lighting makes Wren Park more useable thumbnail
Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC - park lighting viewed from pavilion patio thumbnail
Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC - View of night lighing from rear overlook area thumbnail
Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC - Block Party thumbnail
Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC - vendors thumbnail
Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC can accommodate large audiences thumbnail
Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC dazzling waterwall and waterjet color show thumbnail
View PAVILION AND OPEN AIR PATIO SEATING AREA photos at bottom of this page.

CAROLINA WREN PARK, Anderson, SC – A community resource for all to enjoy.

SUMMARY: Carolina Wren Park, City of Anderson, Anderson County, SC officially opened to the public on October 23rd, 2013. The park opening had been delayed so as to make upgrades in the park making it more accessible and accommodating to all. This centrally located park (only a block from the County Courthouse) offers new and exciting channels for community activities as well as a quiet place for individuals to escape from the activities of a hectic day.

ARTICLE: In 2012, the City of Anderson approved the construction of a downtown park on an acre of property owned by the City and where the Belk Department store was once located. The completed cost of the park and green space is estimated at $2.8 million dollars.

On Friday, August 23, 2014, Mayor Terence Roberts introduced the name of the new downtown public park/events center when he unveiled a Carolina Wren Park sculpture. Formerly referred to as Greenspace Park the park will now be called CAROLINA WREN PARK with an tenative opening date of September, 2013.

Finishing touches are now underway with this new park. Upon completion, the park will include a water wall, green amphitheater with low stone walls for seating, an Events pavilion, a performance stage, plaza fountain, and three overlook areas all nicely landscaped. It is estimated that the entire site will seat approximately 1900 when you include the plaza, amphitheater, overlooks and building areas.

This new addition will be a real enhancement to the downtown area and will open up new opportunities for bringing the community together for cultural and entertainments venues. When completed, it will just add to the many positive reasons that currently attract visitors and residents to the Anderson area.

The design team, RSCT Architecture + Design worked with William Renniner Associates (Landscape Architects & Planners), Britt Peters and Associates, Inc (Consulting Engineers) and Trehel General Contractors on the project and city personnel to add this exciting recreational area to Downtown Anderson.

To really appreciate the full scope of this project, you must visit and take a relaxed walk throughout the park. You can’t help but be impressed with this fantastic addition to Downtown Anderson.

Main Entrance - Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC
The Pavilion is to the left of main park entrance - Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC
Pavilion main level - Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC
Pavilion stairways to other levels Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC
View of amphitheather from Pavilion upper floor - Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC
Upper level view of Pavilion interior - Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC
View of Pavilion lower level - Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC
Restrooms Pavilion lower level - Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC
Entrance to open air patio seating area - Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC
Open air patio seating area - Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC

Main Entrance - Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC

The Pavilion - Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC

Pavilion main level - Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC

Pavilion stairways - Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC

View of amphitheather from Pavilion upper floor - Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC

Upper level view of Pavilion interior - Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC

View of Pavilion lower level - Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC

Restrooms, Pavilion lower level - Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC

Entrance to open air patio seating area - Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC

Open air patio seating area - Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC

Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC - Main entrance. thumbnail
Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC - Pavilion Building is left of main park entrance. thumbnail
Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC - Pavilion main level thumbnail
Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC - Stairways to other levels. thumbnail
Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC - View of amphitheather from Pavilion 2nd floor  thumbnail
Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC - Upper level view of Pavilion interior thumbnail
Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC - View of Pavilion lower level thumbnail
Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC - Restrooms Pavilion lower level. thumbnail
Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC - Entrance to open air cafe seating area. thumbnail
Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC - Open air patio seating area thumbnail

Updated: August, 2013

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