Dec. 8, 2009: The new stretch of University Parkway between Lamont and West Market Streets opened after decades of discussions and 18 months of construction.
Dec. 8, 2011: The Johnson City Press opined in an editorial that having the Northeast State Community College presence in the former Downtown Centre would be a good thing and “could be an exciting new chapter in the redevelopment of downtown Johnson City.”
Dec. 8, 2012: Memorial Park Community Center opened on the former site of Memorial Stadium. The center’s campus continued to include the World War I doughboy statue that marked the stadium’s entrance for decades.
Source: Johnson City Press