DENVER (CBS4) – Denver Parks and Recreation and the Downtown Denver Partnership are launching a 20 year plan aimed at enriching downtown parks and public spaces.

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The Outdoor Downtown Plan focuses on investing in parks and public spaces in downtown Denver to “enhance the quality of life and create a sustainable, vibrant downtown that continues to grow,” according to a press release.

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“Our downtown is more than just a series of buildings and streets, as been said already and lights it’s where we come together to enjoy culture,” said Mayor Michael Hancock.

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The plan was made up of community input and includes improvements to safety and security.

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Over the course of the last two years, Parks and Recreation tested different elements of the plan which include outdoor fitness classes, music events and pop-up dog parks.