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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, OR 97204

503-823-PLAY (7529)

Jill Hutchinson, Project Manager


Maija Spencer, Public Involvement Coordinator


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Ed Benedict Park

  • Existing Restrooms at Ed Benedict Park


Funding from the voter-approved Parks Replacement Bond was used to make restroom improvements at Ed Benedict Park to provide a year-round restroom option for park users, particularly those using the skate park. Ed Benedict Park currently has two restrooms: 1) In center of park, near SE 102nd Avenue and 2) the east side of the park, near the Portland Memory Garden and Community Garden.

The Parks Replacement Bond originally planned for installation of a Portland Loo at Ed Benedict Park near the skate park. After further analysis, Parks staff has determined the existing restrooms nearest to the skate park in Ed Benedict Park (near SE 102nd Avenue) could be winterized with some minor improvements and kept open year-round to fill this need. 

The winterization work was completed in 2017, and the asphalt and concrete pathways around and near the restrooms were replaced in September 2018 to meet ADA requirements.


Winter 2017 - Spring 2017
Design Process for Ed Benedict Park improvements

Summer 2017 - Fall 2017
Construction Documents

Winter 2017/18 - Spring 2018
Permitting and Bidding

Summer 2018 - Fall 2018

Jill Hutchinson, Project Manager   |   971-940-5733

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