Lisa Parr works on restoring the old carousel at Chavis Park in downtown Raleigh, NC on April 3, 2013.  Here she paints one of the ladies on the chariot seats.  It is slated to reopen on April 20, 2013.  Parr also did restoration work on the Pullen Park carousel.
Lisa Parr works on restoring the old carousel at Chavis Park in downtown Raleigh, NC on April 3, 2013. Here she paints one of the ladies on the chariot seats. It is slated to reopen on April 20, 2013. Parr also did restoration work on the Pullen Park carousel. cseward@newsobserver.com
Lisa Parr works on restoring the old carousel at Chavis Park in downtown Raleigh, NC on April 3, 2013. Here she paints one of the ladies on the chariot seats. It is slated to reopen on April 20, 2013. Parr also did restoration work on the Pullen Park carousel. cseward@newsobserver.com

Raleigh's Chavis Carousel, newly restored, could attract crowds like in the old days

April 13, 2013 5:00 PM