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

Daryl Braithwaite
Director of Public Works
Phone: 301-891-7615

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

Budget: $250,000
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.

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