The public is invited to join in the groundbreaking celebration for the new playground at Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Park on Wednesday, May 6Â at noon (4055 Nicollet Ave. So.)Â at the site of the current playground.
The playground will be the first in the state of Minnesota to honor the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Civil Rights Movement, and African-American History. In collaboration with four local African-American artists and design consultants, the neighborhood and its stakeholders have designed a park that will inspire children, their parents, fellow neighbors and friends of the community.