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City Park field house taking shape
Project could be completed before end of summer
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The framework for the new field house at City Park rises above the foundation. - photo by Tom Reed

The field house at City Park Stadium is starting to take shape and, according to project leaders, should be ready before the end of the summer.

“The project is progressing as it should at this point,” said David Shumake, the project administrator.

“We feel like we’re on schedule and we’re moving to try and finish the project by mid-July.”

The concrete has been poured and construction crews are currently framing the building.

Following framing, the masonry work will be completed, then the roof, followed by interior details and landscaping.

“It’s going to be a nice brick facility and I think once everything’s complete, everybody will be pleased,” said Shumake.

The project’s cost is $900,000, funded by three parties: 39 percent from Gainesville City Schools; 32 percent from the city of Gainesville; and 29 percent from private donations.

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