Elliot Skate Plaza

Park: Elliot

Location: 901 S. 8th St.

Type: Plaza

Project Status: Open July 22, 2021 – Grand Opening Celebration Friday August 6th 11AM – A custom concrete build with landscaping, patio and lighting. The all new design expands the skatepark footprint, added all custom concrete skateboard elements, along with improved landscaping, a permeable paver patio, lighting, and public art. Along with the water management rain gardens with 225 plants, 10 new trees were added in this space. Thank you to the Elliot Park Neighborhood for directing $400,000 of MPRB Park Dedication funds, along with with Hennepin County Commissioners for a $200,000 2020 Youth Sports Grant for this quality skateboard space.

Contributors making this community project possible:

X Games Minneapolis and California Skateparks for the design and build documents.

Mississippi Watershed Management Organization for a $49,373 Action Grant contributed toward incorporating water gardens and a permeable paver patio

Custom Builders, Inc. and Hardcore Skateparks for the construction and build.

Leo A. Daly for in-kind civil service and build document work.

Sherwin Williams for quality paint, for the restoring of wrought iron decorative fencing.

MPRB Elliot Park Project Page