Project Overview

The former “Hillcrest Golf Course” is now branded “The Heights” and includes 112 acres of land in the northeast corner of Saint Paul.  The City's work will include the visioning, planning and development of a 5 acre park within the development which will serve the community within and around the Heights Development. 

  • Spring 2024 - project initiation

  • Spring/Summer 2024 - Community Engagement and Conceptual Design

  • Summer/Fall 2024 - Design Refinement

  • Winter 2024/2025 - Contractor onboarding and permitting

  • Spring 2025 Construction Start

Community Engagement 

We want to know your thoughts.  Throughout the process, we will have opportunities to provide your suggestions and thoughts that will shape the design of the park and also name the new park!  Please go to Park at the Heights Engage Saint Paul website to learn more about community engagement opportunities. 

The city is working closely with the Greater East Side District Council on our community engagement as we design the park.  There will be listening sessions, surveys, open houses and a Design Advisory Committee, as we work together to shape your new park.  Please feel free to contact Ellen Stewart with any comments or input you have at any time during the design process. 


We are designing a park that is a great space for the community to come together and for both new residents and current residents to play, visit and relax.  We are currently gathering information from the community and doing a site analysis.  This part of the process will help us develop some options for amenities that people want and layout of the park.  

We will post information on this site to keep you up to date on what we are doing.

For more information on the full 112 acre development project at the former Hillcrest Golf Course site, visit the The Heights project webpage.

Last Edited: April 5, 2024