AJ Swope Plaza is a privately funded project that upon completion will be donated to the City of Amarillo for area residents to utilize as a place for remembrance, reflection and celebration. 


The Plaza will feature Amarillo's First Responders Memorial honoring those men and women who have given their lives in the line of duty, the Texas Panhandle Walk of Fame recognizing the many notable individuals from across the region who have made distinguished contributions in their field, and a public amphitheater with tiered seating for 300+ people for concerts and other events.

 

AJ Swope Plaza will be centrally located in downtown Amarillo on SE 8th Street between Lincoln and Johnson Streets, adjacent to the City of Amarillo's new ballpark on land owned by the City.

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The First Responders Memorial will serve as a place to honor those who have given their lives in the line of duty. It will provide a peaceful place of remembrance and a place to celebrate our loved ones legacies. 

TEXAS PANHANDLE
WALK OF FAME

The Texas Panhandle Walk of Fame will acknowledge and honor the many notable individuals from Amarillo and across the Texas Panhandle who have made distinguished contributions in their respective fields.

AMPHITHEATER
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The AJ Swope Plaza amphitheater will feature a main performance stage along with a smaller secondary stage for concerts and other outdoor events. The amphitheater will provide comfortable tiered seating for 300-400 people. 

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AJ Swope Plaza will be centrally located in downtown Amarillo on SE 8th Street between Lincoln and Johnson Streets.

 

The Plaza will be adjacent to the City of Amarillo's new ballpark on land owned by the City of Amarillo. It will be located just southeast of the ballpark's main entrance at 8th and Buchanan.

 

Upon completion of construction, AJ Swope Plaza will be gifted to the City of Amarillo to manage and maintain.

 

 

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ADVISORY BOARD

Director Charlotte Rhodes

Jacob Albracht | Newscaster

Don Allred | Oldham County Judge

Chancy Bernson | Musician

Ron Boyd | Ron Boyd Jewelers

Lewis Britt | Big Meadow

Leon Church | Potter County Commissioner

Al Cunningham | Insurica

Ed Drain | Amarillo Police Chief

Beth Duke | Center City

Jud Finney | Peterson, Farris, Byrd & Parker Law

Brian Fleming | Shinall Group

Cameron Fredkin | Cross Texas Transmission

Jeff Greenlee | Amarillo Fire Chief

Luke Holder | Lemert, Holder & Ohm 

David Hudson | Xcel Energy

Jack Light | Panhandle PBS

Natrelle and Russell Long | Community Volunteers

Carol Lovelady | Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum

Ross McCausland | Protos Energy Advisory

Patrick Miller | AISD, AC Board of Regents

Shawn Morrison | Budweiser

Steve Pair | Amarillo Matters

Randy Ray | West Texas A&M University

Joel Richardson | Randall County Sheriff

Dirk Swope | 100 Club of the Texas Panhandle

Brian Thomas | Potter County Sheriff

Cleve Turner | Turner Land Architecture

Roy Urrutia | Atmos Energy

James Wester | Underwood Lawfirm

Zac Wilkerson | Musician 

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Wes Reeves | Xcel Energy

Lilia Escajeda | Community Volunteer

Craig Vaughn | 95.7 Program Director

Gary Pitner | Community Volunteer

Wendi Swope | Double U Marketing

 
 

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