Public hearing scheduled March 6 for long-term plan for all neighborhood parks in NE/SE Minneapolis

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) will host a public hearing on the East of the River Park Master Plan on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, 6:30 pm in the Board Room at Mary Merrill MPRB Headquarters, 2117 West River Road.

Anyone who wishes to speak at the public hearing may sign up at MPRB Headquarters before the hearing begins or call ahead at 612-230-6400.

The East of the River Park Master Plan contains long-term park designs for all Minneapolis neighborhood park properties east of the Mississippi River. It also plans for new parks, like Towerside, and new park connections, like the Grand Rounds Missing Link.

The East of the River Park Master Plan was created through more than a year of meetings, events, conversations, feedback, design and adjustment. The latest set of designs was open for a 45-day public comment period between Nov. 13, 2018 and Dec. 28, 2018.

Use the links below to view the plan online or visit the East of the River Park Master Plan project page ( and click on “Final Documents” in the right column.

Please note Chapter 4, which contains all of the Park Plans and preferred and alternative routes for the Grand Rounds Missing Link, is sorted into seven sections.

Ch. 1: Introduction [PDF]
Ch. 2: Planning Process [PDF]
Ch. 3: Service Area Vision [PDF]
Ch. 4: Park Plans

Parks A-B [PDF]
Architect Triangle, Audubon Park, Barton Triangle, Beltrami Park, Bottineau Park
Parks C [PDF]
Caleb Dorr Circle, Cavell Park, Chergosky Park, Chute Square Park, Columbia Park
Parks D-I [PDF]
Deming Heights Park, Dickman Park, Elwell Park, Franklin Oval, Hi-View Park, Holmes Park
Parks J-M [PDF]
Jackson Square Park, Logan Park, Luxton Park, Marcy Park, Monroe Place Triangle
Parks N-S [PDF]
Northeast Athletic Field Park, Northeast Ice Arena, Oak Crest Triangle, Orlin Triangle, Saint Anthony Park, Sibley Triangle
Parks T-Z [PDF]
Tower Hill Park, Towerside Park (New), Van Cleve Park, Waite Park, Washington Triangle, Windom NE Park, Xcel Field Park
Regional Trail [PDF]
Grand Rounds Missing Link: Preferred and Alternative Routes

Ch. 5: Operations and Maintenance [PDF]
Ch. 6: Implementation [PDF]

The final park design concepts will be used to build improvements funded by the 20-Year Neighborhood Park Plan, which dedicates $11 million annually over 20 years (2017-2036) to revitalize Minneapolis neighborhood parks.