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The City of Portland, Oregon

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

Maija Spencer, Public Involvement Coordinator


Robin Laughlin, Project Manager


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Gabriel Park

  • Existing playground at Gabriel Park

  • The playground lacks accessibility features.

Project Update

The application process for the Gabriel Park Project Advisory Committee (PAC) is now closed. We received over 40 applications, and we thank everyone for their interest in this project. We have notified all applicants about our decision for the committee membership, and we will soon schedule the first PAC meeting and the first Community Gathering event.

Project Overview

Thanks to funding from the Parks Replacement Bond, Gabriel Park's playground will be replaced with a new, more inclusive and accessible play area. The playground is located at SW 37th Avenue and SW Vermont Street.

Through a Project Advisory Committee and Community Gathering events, the community will help guide the development of the design for an inclusive playground.

Project Manager
Robin Laughlin,, 503-823-5588

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

Project Advisory Committee Members

Sabrina Ahmed, Zina Amed, Amina Ali, AngeLeah Andersen, Annika Abel, Renee Becerra, Sarah Bedrick, Evelyn Cannon, Samuel Garcia, Chris Hathaway, Ryan Jacobson, Myrlaviani Perez-Rivier, Samuel Sennott.

Project Timeline

  • Winter 2017/18 - Summer 2018: Design Development and Public Involvement
  • Summer 2018 - Fall 2018: Construction Documents
  • Winter 2018/19 - Spring 2019:  Permitting and Bidding
  • Summer 2019 - Winter 2019/20: Construction

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