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Stewart Heights Park

402 E 56th St.

Completed Projects in Your Park
Development Plan created and implementation begun with new play equipment, expanded irrigation, fencing, field improvements for baseball and soccer, renovated parking and entry drives, new perimeter walking trail, and new picnic area. 

Play Equipment Before Play Equipment After
Field Before Field After
Skate Park Before Skate Park After
Parking After Entry Drive After
Entry Drive Before Entry Drive After
Walking Trail Before Walking Trail After
Picnic Area Before Picnic Area After
Restroom Before Restroom After

08/30/10 The project is complete and will be closed.
06/25/10 An additional $15,000 was moved from the Stewart Heights Pool into the Stewart Heights Park Project to complete the work in the right-of-way required by the City of Tacoma. The City inspector reviewed the existing sidewalk and is requiring that a substantial portion be replaced.
08/02/09 2005 Park Improvement Bond Celebration View Flyer 
November 2007 Draft Development Plan approved by Board
10/11/07 Third public meeting was held.
09/13/07 Second public meeting held to review plans.
08/30/07 The Tacoma City Council has voted to support placement of a police substation in this park.
08/16/07 There were approximately 16 people at the first public meeting to help develop plans for improvements.
July 2007 Steering Committee formed including representatives from the community-at-large, the Eastside Neighborhood Council, Metro Parks Tacoma, City of Tacoma, Concordia Lutheran Church and Stewart Heights Park Chip-In Partners was established to oversee the process and make recommendations regarding the program and space needs for an upgraded Stewart Heights Park. Community groups involved at the park include football, skater groups, CHIP in! and Lincoln High tennis team.
January 2007 Project Start

Work Completed By
 Design consultant - JGM
 Construction - T. Miller Construction

Total $2,025,000
- The Parks Improvement Bond Measure, approved by the citizens of Tacoma in November of 2005, provided $1,500,000 for improvements to Stewart Heights Park.
- An additional $100,000 was moved from Stewart Heights Pool bond project funds into Stewart Heights Park to complete the work in the right-of-way required by the City of Tacoma. (03/12/10)
- An additional $300,000 came from the 2005 Park Bond Athletic Field Upgrades/Conversions fund for athletic field improvements and conversions. 
- An additional $125,000 came from the 2005 Park Bond Skate Board Parks fund for the skate board park.

Last Updated: Dec 20, 2011 9:09 AM