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Acworth Community Center - COMING SOON!!
On, Thursday, January 25 the City of Acworth held a groundbreaking ceremony for the Acworth Community Center which is scheduled to open early 2019. The Acworth Community Center is a jointly funded project between Cobb County and the City of Acworth, made possible by the 2016 SPLOST. The center will be located at the corner of Cherokee Street and Logan Road.
The Acworth Community Center will be a 46,000 sqft facility featuring cutting edge technology, banquet space for 350, catering kitchen, 2 full basketball courts with retractable divider, indoor walking track, 2 multi-purpose rooms, and offices for the recreation staff. The facility is expected to be open to the public and the banquet space available for reservation by spring of 2019.
For questions on this project, email James Albright at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Acworth Community Center Renderings
Logan Farm House Renovation
On, Thursday, October 5 the City of Acworth officially cut the ribbon on the Farm House at Logan Farm Park. The renovation of this mid 1800's facility started in January of 2017. Macallan Construction was the General Contractor on the project and Norman Askins was the architect.
The project included a full restoration of the original structure. Most all of the original siding, flooring, walls, and ceilings were in good shape and able to be reused. The chimneys were structurally unsound and replaced with reclaimed brick. A cedar shake roof was placed on the original structure.
In order to make the facility more functional for events, the city removed the modern additions on the back of the house and built a new structure that houses the restroom, catering prep area, and meeting space. The city partnered with Cobb Landmarks to furnish the original structure period specific.
The Farm House is currently available for reservation! Please visit our Rental Facilities Page for more information.
Art House at Logan Farm Park
On, Thursday, November 16 the City of Acworth officially cut the ribbon on the Art House at Logan Farm Park. The City renovated this historic house at the corner of Taylor Street and Cherokee Street. The house was built in the early 1900's and housed one of the city's first African American Businesses. Mr. Jeff McConnell lived upstairs and operated a shoe repair shop in the basement.
Cultural Arts is an important aspect of any thriving community. The Art House at Logan Farm Park is now the official home of the Acworth Arts Alliance, a nonprofit organization founded in 2017 to promote and support the advancement of art and artistic education in the greater Acworth community. They will be open to the community and will display art from many local artists, as well as offer classes and educational programs.
Please visit their website for more information: www.acworthartsalliance.org.