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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-7529

1120 SW Fifth Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

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1120 SW Fifth Avenue, Suite 1302
Portland, Oregon 97204


Maija Spencer, Community Engagement Coordinator


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Parks Replacement Bond

Parks Replacement Bond News

  • Annual Report Year 3: Read the report here
  • Creston Park Playground - A draft of the final design was shared at a community gathering on November 8. See the design here.
  • Multnomah Arts Center - Construction on seismic improvements starts in mid-December. MAC will still be open for classes, programs, and other regular activities. Read more here
  • Sellwood Park Kitchen is getting a new roof! More details here. 


Under Construction 

Completed Projects


Featured Stories from Annual Reports

Year 3: 2017-2018
Read Bryna, Mike, and Holden's story Read James's story Read Brian's story Read Deana's story
Year 2: 2016-2017
Harriet Cormack Max Nathe Nate McCoy Arlene Kimura
 Read Harriet's story  Read Max's story  Read Nate's story Read Arlene's story
Year 1: 2015-2016
Read Kimberly's story Read Naim's story Read Dion's story Read Paul's story

Parks Replacement Bond funds are for urgent repairs and other capital costs, not park operations. The measure authorized up to $68 million in general obligation bonds to make repairs and improvements and prevent more closures like we’ve seen at Couch playground and the Maple Trail in Forest Park. The bond is subject to an oversight committee, annual reports, and audits. 

Click here to find out more about the passage of the 2014 Parks Replacement Bond.