Ann Arbor's city parks sit on the ancestral and traditional homelands of several indigenous Native peoples. Read a
land acknowledgement from the city and learn more about the early history of the land
Development plans for the surrounding neighborhood began in 1989. The developer agreed to set aside some land for a city park as part of the site development agreement. The park was not ready for development until 1999, as grading and other work, including clearing space for the playground, had to take place.