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Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-PLAY (7529)

Fax: 503-823-6007

1120 SW Fifth Ave., Suite 1302, Portland, OR 97204

Ventura Park

Project Overview

Thanks to funding from the Parks Replacement Bond and System Development Charges, Ventura Park's playground will be replaced, and a new Portland Loo will be installed to replace the portable toilets.  The project also includes funding for the installation of public art.  


Project Updates


Project Manager
Gary Datka, gary.datka@portlandoregon.gov, (503) 823-5574

Public Involvement Coordinator
Maija Spencer, maija.spencer@portlandoregon.gov, (503) 823-5593


Project Timeline

  • Spring 2016  -  Summer 2016:  Concept Design and Public Involvement
  1.  Focus Group - June 2016
  2. Open House #1  -  Thursday, July 21, 2016
  3. Open House #2  -  Wednesday, August 24, 2016
  • Summer 2016 - Fall 2016:  Design Development and Construction Documentation
  • Winter 2016 - Spring 2017:  Permitting and Bidding
  • Spring 2017 - Summer 2017:  Construction

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