New Street Name for Southwest Little... - LITTLE ROCK, Ark. --Changes are coming to one Southwest Little Rock community.
West 65th street-- between University and Hindman park-- will now be known as Hindman Park Way. It's a part of a community effort by the Meadowcliff, Brookwood and Ponderosa Neighborhood Association.
Members petitioned for the name change-- which the city then approved on Tuesday. They unveiled the new sign early Saturday at the neighborhood block party held at the park.
"There was such a high crime rate on the opposite side of 65th street that we didn't want people to think that our neighborhood was associated with that, we have a very low crime rate here," says Stephen Mann, President of the Meadowcliff, Brookwood and Ponderosa Neighborhood Association.
All the new signs should be up within the month.
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