PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — FDR Park in South Philadelphia is getting a makeover. The new design plans announced this week will include a new welcome center with a courtyard and some event space.

A playground is also in the works.

FDR Park South Philadelphia makeover

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The changes are part of the first phase of a master plan. The upgrades will cost about $14.5 million that comes from the city.

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“This investment in the master plan is our down payment on making sure future generations of Philadelphia families can enjoy this park the same way I did and how countless families have for 100 years,” Mayor Jim Kenney said at the announcement. “This is truly a once-in-a-generation opportunity.”

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The welcome center and playground are expected to be finished by 2023.