Sligo Mill Overlook Playground
About the Sligo Mill Overlook Playground
This property, owned and maintained by M-NCPPC, is currently used as open space and a community garden. The Takoma Park Master Plan approved and adopted by M-NCCPC (2000) designates this space for a playground. The City has taken the lead on designing and constructing a playground on a portion of the lot.
Current Project Status
The City awarded a contract to SGX Inc. to construct the playground.Construction will begin in June, 2017. Project expected to take 3 months.
The next steps in the process will proceed over several months and will include issuing a Request for Proposals for construction and applying for Sediment and Erosion Control permit through Montgomery County. Award of a contract requires MNCPPC approval and City Council approval. Construction is anticipated in the Summer of 2017.
Project Lead & Contact Info
Sligo Mill Overlook Playground Details
Project Info & Timeline
- Target completion date: Summer, 2017
- Takoma Park’s role in project: Lead
- Departments involved: Public Works
Budget & Funding Source
Funding: Community Parks and Playgrounds Program Grant from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources
Links & Notes
Below are proposed designs by the contracted landscape architect for the project, Lanshing Hwang.