Franklin group redraws downtown pavilion plans

Plans to build a downtown pavilion for farmers markets and festivals in Franklin are being scaled back and reworked as a city nonprofit organization continues to seek funding for the project.

Discover Downtown Franklin, a downtown revitalization group, is redoing its plans for an outdoor brick pavilion and will seek funding from two local organizations in upcoming months, executive director Megan Hart said.

The group originally planned to build the pavilion and add a new parking lot, playground and splash pad at the former Oren Wright property near Jefferson and Jackson streets, which is owned by the Franklin Redevelopment Commission.

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