Project Location

Currie Park
500 15th Ave. S
Minneapolis, MN 55454

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Project Manager

Daniel Elias
Phone:
612-230-6435
Email: delias@minneapolisparks.org

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Language Resources

Correo Electrónicopreguntas@minneapolisparks.org Emailsuaalo@minneapolisparks.org

Currie Park update: construction is on hold for the summer

Project will be reviewed, revised in the coming months.

Currie Park splash pad concept approved; construction planned to begin this spring

On January 16, commissioners for the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) approved Currie Park’s splash pad concept plan, following a public presentation and hearing (both are available online).

Public hearing on splash pad at Currie Park: January 2, 2019 at 6:30pm

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) will hold a public hearing at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019 in the Board Room at its Headquarters located at 2117 West River Road, Minneapolis, Minnesota. 

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Project Milestones

Spring 2018

  • Pre-Design

Summer to Winter 2018

  • Design

Summer 2019

  • Construction

Project History

The Currie Park Master Plan was approved by the Board of Commissioners in the Fall of 2016 as part of the South Service Area Master Plan.

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Community Engagement

Community Engagement Plan [PDF]

Can’t make the community engagement events?

If you’re unable to make any of the dates for community engagement in the park, you can provide your feedback through this online survey. The survey will be available from June 27 through July 28.

Upcoming Meetings

Currie Park Splash Pad Public Hearing

Wed, Jan 2, 2019 6:30pm @ Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board Headquarters Board Room

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) will hold a public hearing at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019 in the Board Room at its Headquarters located at 2117 West River Road, Minneapolis, Minnesota. The purpose of the public hearing is to hear public comments on the Currie Park Phase 1 Improvements Splash Pad. Individuals who would like to speak about this topic can sign up to do so either by calling in to the MPRB offices or in person prior to the time of the public hearing.

Master Plan Community Engagement Background

The South Service Area Master Plan (SSAMP), in which Currie Park is included, is the result of nearly two years of planning and design by MPRB staff, the community, and hired technical consultants. Nearly 100 community engagement events were held and several different stages of input garnered thousands of individual comments on park plans, guiding principles, and the planning process itself. Specifically, for the Currie Park Open House, translators were provided in Somali, Oromo, Korean and Vietnamese. Printed surveys were also provided in Somali, often requiring responses be translated back into English for staff review. All of this was done in an effort to ensure that the planning process was open and equitable for community members often left out of planning processes, namely people of color and recent immigrants.

For more information on the SSAMP Community Engagement, view Chapter 2: Planning Process [PDF] from the Board Approved Master Plan.

Funding

  • 2018 NPP20 – $600,275
  • 2018 Park Dedication – $35,486
  • 2019 NPP20 – $2,212,125
  • TOTAL – $2,847,886

Park History

See Currie Park history. Currie Park Master Plan [PDF]