Project Location

414 Third Avenue SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414

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Current Phase: Pre-Design
Construction Time Frame: 2019 – 2020

Key Documents

East of the River Service Area Master Plan – Holmes Park [PDF]

Holmes Park playground closes for a year beginning March 29 due to construction at Marcy Open School

Playground will be redesigned and improved with expected spring 2020 reopening date The playground at Holmes Park closes on Friday, March 29, 2019 due to construction at Marcy Open School. It is expected to reopen next spring. The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board will work with students, neighbors and other park users over the next […]

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Marcy Holmes School Expansion & Renovation (Minneapolis Public Schools)

Spring 2019 –2020 (Schedule Subject to Change)

  • Marcy Holmes School Construction

Please note Holmes playground will be closed during construction and it is anticipated that the playground will re-open in spring 2020

Playground Re-Design

Spring – Summer 2019

  • Design & Engagement

Fall 2019 – Spring 2020

  • Construction

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This project will re-design and construct a new playground at Holmes Park. The design for the playground will be guided by the park’s Master Plan which was adopted in early 2019. Please visit the East of The River Service Area Master Plan project page for more information about the planning for Holmes Park.

The total budget for Holmes Playground and Site Improvements is $291,900. This funding will go towards staff and consultant time, design and construction.  Funding is allocated from the following sources:

CIP (Capital Improvement Project): $291,900