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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 Ave, Suite 1302
Portland, Oregon 97204


Robin Johnson Craig, Project Manager


Maija Spencer, Public Involvement Coordinator


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Creston Park

Project Update - June 2018

Creston Park is getting a new playground and ADA accessible pathways. A community gathering was held on May 21 to gather input on three design options, and an online survey was available through May 29.

All input received will be used to create a draft final design which will be shared at a community meeting later this summer (date TBD) for further feedback.

Project Overview

Thanks to funding from the Parks Replacement Bond and a contribution from System Development Charges, outdated play structures will be replaced with safe and updated play equipment and rubberized safety surfacing at Creston Park's playground.

An ADA-accessible pathway will be installed from the SE Francis Street entrance to the playground and swings, and an ADA-accessible parking space will be added. Other ADA improvements include a new drinking fountain and benches. 

Project Timeline

  • Spring 2018 - Summer 2018:  Design Development and Public Involvement
  1. May 21: Community Gathering #1: Give input on 3 design concepts.
  2. Summer 2018 (date TBA): Community Gathering #2: Review the draft final plan and give feedback.
  • Fall 2018 - Winter 2018/19:  Construction Documents
  • Winter 2018/19 - Spring 2019:  Permitting and Bidding
  • Summer 2019 - Fall 2019:  Construction

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Robin Johnson Craig, Project Manager   |   503-823-4182

Maija Spencer, Public Involvement Coordinator   |   503-823-5593