Webber Park is an active 22-acre neighborhood park located along Shingle Creek in North Minneapolis. The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board sought a new master plan with a budget of $4 million in improvements.
Landform led the master planning process, conducting an intensive community design process that included a neighborhood survey, multi-day design charrette and public meetings. The team prioritized future improvements and developed a parallel track of advisory committees, both with technical and community insight, to provide design input and gather overall feedback.
We worked with the Park and Recreation Board to secure special legislation for a pilot program that allows construction of the first public natural swimming pond in the United States in Webber Park. Phase I of the Webber Park Master Plan included a new aquatic facility featuring a natural swimming pool, utilizing a constructed wetland treatment system for natural filtration.