Call to breathe life into Mac Point site

Sunday Tasmanian - - News -

ARTS and com­mu­nity groups are be­ing en­cour­aged to make use of Mac­quarie Point’s for­mer cold store site.

The Mac­quarie Point Devel­op­ment Cor­po­ra­tion is call­ing on or­gan­i­sa­tions and in­di­vid­u­als to float their ideas for the tem­po­rary use of 4000sq m on the cor­ner of Davey and Evans streets.

“It will mean that the en­tire length of Evans St, from Red Square to Davey St, has life,” MPDC chief Mary Massina said.

The cor­po­ra­tion hopes a mix of arts, cul­tural and tour- ism ac­tiv­i­ties will take place on the site, which is even­tu­ally planned to be­come Mac­quarie Point’s Gate­way Park.

Reg­is­tra­tions of in­ter­est open to­mor­row and close on Oc­to­ber 23.

Mary Massina

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