IMG_20151006_124932Council approves new pop-up park on Federal Street

The Portland City Council on Monday night unanimously approved converting a small section of Federal Street into a pop-up park this summer.

“This is a fantastic investment in the creative economy,” said Kate Simmons, a local consultant.”

The Press Hotel is partnering with the Portland Downtown District and Creative Portland. Organizers are also teaming up with other area nonprofits – the Portland Public library, Portland Trails, Space Gallery, Mad Horse Theatre, and Circus Conservatory of America.