The City of Saint Paul is developing a new 1.5-acre park at the corner of Sharon Ave SE and Emerald Street SE.  As part of the Station Area Planning process for the Westgate light rail station, a need for park space was identified to better serve residents and businesses in this growing area of Saint Paul.  Dominium, an affordable housing developer, acquired the 12-acre Weyerhauser lumber site, including the New Park at Westgate site.  Affordable-housing apartments for seniors and working families is now built to the north of the park site. The City is currently advancing plans for construction of the New Park at Westgate. 

For more information about the process of developing the park concept and its relationship to the surrounding area, please reference the Westgate Public Realm Plan.

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Public Meetings


  • The City presented a revised design for the Park at Westgate at a virtual public Open House on February 2nd, 2021. The meeting was recorded and a link for the video is shared above. 
    Westgate Meeting Notice - Feb 2nd 2021 at 7pm Central
  • Email liz.hixson@ci.stpaul.mn.us with questions or if you want more information and need translation services.   
    For help using Teams if you have trouble joining the meeting, view this pdf: 
  • November 2020: Feedback on the updated park design was collected at: https://sapcc.org/park-at-westgate/

    Updated slides to illustrate the park design can also be downloaded here: 


  • Friday, November 20th, 2020 - 10:30 am Zoom meeting for an update on the park design, hosted by St. Anthony Park Community Council. 

    Westgate Meeting Notice 11-20-2020 10:30AM


  • Thursday, December 6th, 2018 - 7:00-9:00 pm.  Update meeting with St. Anthony Park Community Council - Land Use Committee.  Discussion on project background, budget, schedule, and priorities for the new park site.  Opportunity to gather feedback on interim park concepts as well as long-term vision for park development.  For a copy of the presentation, please click HERE.


Westgate Park Site Context Plan



Park Alternative Concepts


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Last Edited: July 21, 2021