North Charleston mayor to give update on Park Circle development

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C.(WCIV) - North Charleston'smayor and a city councilman will hold a press conference Friday to provide anupdate on the Park Circlearea revitalization and Oak Terrace Preserve real estate development projects.

The event will focus on the city's plans at the Navy Yard, Garco Parkand the former Naval Hospital site, astatement from the city states.

Thecity is starting the second phase of its 55-acre Oak Terrace Preserve development,which includes plans for 52 single-family homes and 16 townhomes in what isslated to be a much larger housing development.

Friday's press conference will be held at 11 a.m. at the OakTerrace Preserve Neighborhood at 1500 East Liberty Park Circle.

Thepress conference is serving as a prequel to the area's block party on Saturdaythat will include food, entertainment, activities and live music.

Saturday's block party is free and open to the public. Thatevent starts at 11 a.m.