Tiny Theodora Park Gets Huge Makeover

The Post and Courer

For two decades, David Rawle thought about improving the overgrown and under-used tot lot at George and Anson streets, just around the corner from his Ansonborough home.

After he retired from the public relations and marketing firm that bears his name, Rawle Murdy, he did more than just thinking. The city will hold a small ceremony Saturday to celebrate the result.

Theodora Park — newly renamed to honor Rawle’s mother — is one of Charleston’s most unique pocket parks. If it’s not the first to feature art alongside nature, it’s certainly the first to have its own website, Facebook page, Instagram and Twitter accounts.

Mayor Joe Riley called the park “another beautiful small public space in our city, and we have many.”

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