Memorial Park Overlook

Approved Design

City Council approved the design concept at its May 11, 2020 meeting. This concept extends the overlook area so views will be visible by car or on foot. More detailed plans and a project timeline will be discussed in upcoming City Council meetings. You can read the May 11 project report here.

An updated design was approved at the Council's April 13, 2020 meeting.

If you have questions or want to provide feedback on this topic, please contact Community Development Director Dan Rogness at or call him at 651-385-3697.

Project Summary

The Memorial Park Overlook project will replace the existing overlook structure at Soldiers Memorial Park atop Sorin’s Bluff.  The goals of this project are to:

  • Design an overlook in line with the existing character of Memorial Park
  • Update the overlook to meet current safety and accessibility standards
  • Create separate spaces for vehicles and pedestrians
  • Construct a high-quality park facility using durable, low-maintenance materials
  • Provide superior view opportunities