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This Park is named for James B. Marshall who was City Manager of Charlotte 1935-1940. It is said that Marshall's office in City Hall overlooked the property, and he dreamed it would someday be a park. The property was cleared by urban renewal in the early 1970s, and the park was dedicated by the city on June 2, 1973.
Reservable FacilitiesMarshall Park has grassy and shaded spaces, plus a small amphitheater that can be reserved for community events.
Marshall Park contains Selma Burke's statue of Dr. Martin Luther King, "who dared to make the American dream of freedom for all Americans."