With a backdrop of downtown Raleigh, Clara McDonnell, left, and Katelyn Applegate, walk through the future site of Dix Park last January. A new group, the Dix Park Conservancy, will coordinate planning for the 308-acre park.
With a backdrop of downtown Raleigh, Clara McDonnell, left, and Katelyn Applegate, walk through the future site of Dix Park last January. A new group, the Dix Park Conservancy, will coordinate planning for the 308-acre park. Corey Lowenstein clowenst@newsobserver.com
With a backdrop of downtown Raleigh, Clara McDonnell, left, and Katelyn Applegate, walk through the future site of Dix Park last January. A new group, the Dix Park Conservancy, will coordinate planning for the 308-acre park. Corey Lowenstein clowenst@newsobserver.com

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