Project Location

Northeast Athletic Field Park
1615 Pierce St. NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413

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Project Manager

Dana Murdoch
Phone:
612-230-6446
Email: dmurdoch@minneapolisparks.org

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Status

Current Phase: Design & Construction Documents
Construction: Spring-Summer 2016

Restroom renovation begins

The restroom building at Northeast Athletic Field Park is now closed for renovations which include new fixtures, finishes and improved accessibility. The renovation of the restroom building is planned to wrap up first thing in the spring of 2017. Construction of the new and improved pathways and new path lighting will begin Spring 2017. Please see […]

Updated Project Scope

While planning the first two phases of improvements for Northeast Park, field/path improvements and a new recreation building, MPRB encountered project costs that exceeded the budgets for both projects. Based on community input, MPRB staff recommended re-allocating funding from the fields project to the new recreation building. The two softball fields scheduled to be re-constructed […]

CAC Meeting #4 Summary

A fourth Community Advisory Committee (CAC) meeting for the Northeast Athletic Field Park Recreation Building was held Wednesday, April 8, 2015, from 5:30 to 6:30 pm, at the Northeast Library. The CAC rejected reduced program scope to meet the available budgeted funds for the project. See meeting minutes

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Project Milestones

2019

  • East of the River Park Master Plan Approved with updated NE Athletic Field Master Plan

2017

  • Complete construction of restroom building upgrade
  • Start path and path lighting construction in Spring 2017

2016

  • Start construction of upgraded restrooms east of Fillmore Street

November 2015

  • Remove contaminated soils near softball fields west of Fillmore Street

Project History

April 2014

  • Design consultants contracted

January 2014

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The Northeast Athletic Field Park Master Plan will direct future capital investments in the park. The MPRB’s 5-year Capital Improvement Program currently includes funding for field and site improvements and a new recreation building.

Northeast Park, established in 1941, is a 37-acre community park located in Northeast Minneapolis. The park plays an important role for city-wide athletics and athletic activities in northeast Minneapolis. Northeast Park is one of seven athletic parks in Minneapolis and it provides athletic fields for adult and youth use.

Northeast Park attracts visitors from across the city, region, and state for athletics and aquatics. The park also attracts local neighborhood recreation users for both passive (walking, picnicking, etc.) and active recreation.

Northeast Park is heavily used during the spring, summer and fall by organized adult and youth sports teams, aquatic park visitors, and neighborhood users. Edison High School’s teams use the baseball fields and tennis courts for practice and competition.

Park History

Northeast Field Park History [PDF]