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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:

Winter construction update: playground, pavilion, field fencing

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) is pleased to report that construction on improvements at Peavey Park is nearly complete:

A grand opening event will be scheduled for spring/summer of 2019

The playground is now 100% complete except for the resilient rubber surfacing which will be installed in the spring of 2019.

Playground Installation Nearly 75% Complete.

Construction continues to move forward. This week, the sod for the athletic field is being installed. Site concrete, including the new Franklin Ave. sidewalk, is nearly 100% complete. The new picnic pavilion will be installed over the winter. Construction fencing will remain in place over the winter to give the grass as much of a chance to […]

Construction update on Phase 2 of construction at Peavey Park

The second phase of construction at Peavey Park is proceeding smoothly. Now that demolition and heavy earthwork are complete, work on underground utilities and park paths is underway.  Currently, the work on this Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) project is on schedule to be complete in November, with the opening of the new athletic field and playground […]

Peavey Park’s transformation continues! Phase 2 construction begins July 30

Phillips community leaders and supporters joined with officials from the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) and the City of Minneapolis on July 9 to mark a milestone in Peavey Park’s transformation. A ribbon-cutting event officially opened the park’s new basketball complex, followed by a ceremonial groundbreaking for another series of improvements. On July 30, MPRB officially begins […]

Celebrate a milestone in the transformation of Peavey Park

July 9 grand opening and groundbreaking mark new and upcoming park improvements Join the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) and Phillips community supporters for a two-in-one celebration! Grand OpeningTwo old basketball courts were removed and replaced with three full basketball courts, relocated in the northwest corner of the park. The court complex includes new […]

Concept plans approved for an additional $1 million in improvements at Peavey Park

Phase 2 improvements include new multi-use field, playground and picnic shelter At their November 29 meeting, Commissioners for the Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board (MPRB) approved concept plans for a second phase of major investments at Peavey Park, funded by $1 million from MPRB’s 20-Year Neighborhood Park Plan (NPP20). Slated for construction beginning next spring, these improvements include a new […]

Public hearing for phase 2 improvements is scheduled for November 15

Phase 2 improvements include a new playground and, if funding allows, a new picnic shelter The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) will hold a public hearing on proposed improvements for Peavey Park on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 6:45pm at MPRB Headquarters, 2117 West River Road in Minneapolis. The hearing allows interested members of the public […]