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Peavey Park Improvements Park and athletic field improvements

Project Location

Peavey Park
730 E 22nd St.
Minneapolis, MN 55404

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Project Manager

Daniel Elias

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Language Resources

Correo Electró


Phase 2 Construction: Complete (Opening Spring/Summer 2019)

Join us to celebrate the newly revitalized Peavey Park!

It’s time to celebrate the completion of nearly two years of construction at Peavey Park.

Construction nears completion; eastern half of park opens Friday, May 3

Construction crews continue to put finishing touches on Peavey Park.

Construction nears completion; grand opening celebration scheduled for May 31

Construction crews return to Peavey Park in April and May to complete the major overhaul of the park. Finishing touches include:

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Project Milestones


  • Phase 1 Design

August-November 2017

  • Phase 1 Construction

Summer 2017-Winter 2018

  • Phase 2 Design

May-September 2018

  • Phase 2 Construction

Project History

In 2016 the MPRB approved the South Service Area Master Plan, including a plan for Peavey Park (also known as Peavey Field Park). The park plan determines the type and location of facilities, the general areas of mown and naturalized landscapes and the general area of trees, and the extent and general location of pathways. The park plan does not determine the specific design of the facilities or the location of minor amenities, such as benches, drinking fountains, and signs.


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Community Engagement

Community Engagement Plan [PDF]

Upcoming Meetings

Peavey Park Grand Opening

Fri, May 31, 2019 2:00pm @ Peavey Field Park, 730 E 22nd St.


Funding is provided through the Capital Improvement Program as well as the 20 Year Neighborhood Park Plan.

Funding Breakdown

2012 Capital Levy Funds: $188,000
Hennepin Co Sidewalk Grant: $20,875
2017 Net Debt Bonds: $264,600
2018 NPP20: $1,000,000
2017 NPP20 Below-grade Infrastructure Rehab: $17,500
Ventura Village for Pavilion: $100,000
Phillips West for Pavilion: $30,000
USBank Places to Play Grant for Pavilion through Phillips West: $50,000
Ventura Village for Sod: $40,000
Hope Academy for Sod: $10,000
FABA for Sod: $5,000
Phillips West for Sod: $19,258
2017 NPP20 Replace and Invest Construction Contingency Fund: $105,000
2013 Net Debt bonds: $225,000
2013 Net Debt bonds from AP693: $8,125
2017 NPP20 Rehab Sidewalks & Pavement: $67,250
2017 NPP20 Rehab Park Lighting: $74,250
2017 NPP20 Rehab Below-Grade Infrastructure: $41,250
2017 NPP20 Rehab ADA Improvements: $9,500
2017 NPP20 Rehab Neighborhood Park Amenity Fund: $13,000
2017 NPP20 Replace and Invest Construction Contingency Fund: $165,000
2018 NPP20 Capital Investment Construction Contingency Fund: $241,000

Total Sources: $2,694,608

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Park History

See David C. Smith’s Parks, Lakes, Trails and So Much More [PDF].

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