Project Location

Luxton Park
112 Williams Ave. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414

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Project Manager

Crystal Passi/Chris DesRoches
Phone: 612-230-6455
Email: cpassi@minneapolisparks.org

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Language Resources

Correo Electrónicopreguntas@minneapolisparks.org

Emailsuaalo@minneapolisparks.org

Key Documents

Community Engagement Plan [PDF]

Community Engagement Summary (Open Houses 1 and 2) [PDF]

Meeting #3 Flyer [PDF]

Playground Concept [PDF]

Status

Current Phase: Construction
Construction: Summer 2018

Luxton Park Playground is Now Open!!

Thank you for your patience during construction! Back to Project Page

Playground Construction is Underway!

Depending on weather we expect to tentatively open the playground in October. We greatly appreciate your patience throughout delays. Back to Project Page

Tentative Construction Dates

We anticipate that the Luxton Playground construction will begin in August 2018 and should be completed in early October 2018.  The work should not impede use of the pool which will be available once the season starts. The playground will be closed during construction. We greatly appreciate your patience during construction. The project concept was approved […]

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Project Milestones

September 2017

  • MPRB Board ‐ Community Engagement Plan (P&C)

October 2017

  • Send first mailer to neighbors and stakeholders.
  • Add meetings to MPRB calendar.
  • Issue news release & GovDelivery

February 2018

  • Pre‐Design (concept planning) begins by visiting site & defining the playground needs with community engagement, participation and review, create project charter, implement and continue to advance the community engagement plan, update contact lists, review ADA transition plan park needs, with outcome of validating scope, schedule and budget for the project.
  • Gathering general preferences and priorities for improvements

Spring 2018

  • MPRB Board – Playground conceptual plan unveiled
  • Public notice published for public hearing. Second mailer sent.
  • MPRB Board ‐ Public Hearing
  • MPRB Board ‐ Concept Approval
  • Schematic design begins
  • MPRB Board – Playground Contract Approval
  • Finalize quotes with playground vendor

Summer 2018

  • Playground equipment removal and replacement of equipment (CONSTRUCTION)

Fall 2018

  • Playground certification inspection and substantial completion – Playground is open
  • Final warranty period – closeout of project

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Community Engagement

Community Engagement Plan [PDF]

Past Meetings

Open Houses 1 and 2 – Community Engagement Summary [PDF]

Upcoming Meetings

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Project Funding Source(s)

2017 CIP NPP20 – $263,000

See park page for additional park history.