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Group meets to vacant lot on High Ave. in High Point

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HIGH POINT, N.C. — The group “Ignite High Point” met on Monday to discuss designs for “The Pit,” a vacant lot on High Ave.

“Ignite High Point” is a project that designed to come up with a plan to broaden and renew intrigue in the city’s downtown.

The group wants to turn the space into an area where teens and college students can gather, while also attracting young professionals to the area.

“It [the vacant lot] has a very urban feel to it. I think that’s one of the reasons we looked at this space and said ‘wow, what a great opportunity we have,” said Peter Freeman, Ignite High Point member.

There is no set date on when construction will start or how much it will cost.