Project Location

Luxton Park
112 Williams Ave. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414

Project Manager

Crystal Passi/Chris DesRoches
Phone: 612-230-6455

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Language Resources

Correo Electró


Current Phase: Pre-Design
Construction: Summer 2018

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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 2Community Engagement Summary [PDF]

Upcoming Meetings

Prospect Park Design Session-Luxton Playground Concept Review

Thu, Feb 22, 2018 from 6:30-8:00pm @ Luxton Recreation Center
Please join the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board, Prospect Park Neighborhood, and Pratt School in park design session for the parks in the neighborhood. The conversation will include a presentation of the concept for the proposed playground re-design at Luxton. This will be a chance to take a look at the playground design for Luxton and provide feedback or final suggestions on the playground details and site amenities.

Draft Luxton Playground Concept [PDF]


Project Funding Source(s)

2017 CIP NPP20 - $263,000

See park page for additional park history.